fakehatecrimes.org

fake hate crimes: a database of hate crime hoaxes in the usa



The purpose of this site is to compile a comprehensive database of the false reports of "hate crimes" committed in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the only book dedicated to this subject so far.

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294. Halley Bass falsely reported that a white man scratched her face because she wore a "solidarity pin"... 2016-11-15 Ann Arbor MI

title
Ann Arbor woman pleads guilty to making up hate crime

name
Mlive

authors
John Counts

url
http://amp.mlive.com/v1/articles/20274103/ann_arbor_woman_pleads_guilty_1.amp

summary
Halley Bass pleaded guilty to falsely reporting that a white male scratched her face because she was wearing a "solidarity pin". In reality, she inflicted the wound in a university literature class.

date read
2017-03-07

date published
2017-03-07


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