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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315. The Sheridan Police Department stated that Joshua Witt, 26, admitted to making up a story, that he w... 2017-08-16 Sheridan Colorado
320. 2017-09-13 Covevill VA

title
Victim who told police he was stabbed due to 'Neo Nazi' haircut was lying, police say

name
KUSA

authors
Kelly Jensen

url
http://www.9news.com/news/crime/victim-who-told-police-he-was-stabbed-due-to-neo-nazi-haircut-was-lying-police-say/468544033

summary
The Sheridan Police Department stated that Joshua Witt, 26, admitted to making up a story, that he was stabbed after being mistaken for a neo-Nazi because of his haircut, when police confronted him with evidence that the attack never took place. He admitted to accidentally stabbing himself with a knife bought from a nearby sporting goods store.

date read
2017-08-28

date published
2017-08-28


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