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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335. Police in northern Virginia say a girl has been charged after she lied to police, falsely reporting ... 2018-04-06 Woodbridge VA

title
Girl who claimed she was attacked because of "religious attire" charged with lying to police

name
The Virginian-Pilot

authors
AP

url
https://pilotonline.com/news/nation-world/virginia/article_bc984aa4-3cc2-11e8-adc4-a3dda1af6b30.html

summary
Police in northern Virginia say a girl has been charged after she lied to police, falsely reporting that she had been held at knifepoint by a man who ripped off her headscarf. Prince William County police said in a statement Tuesday that further investigation into the girl's report revealed "no altercation had occurred."

date read
2018-04-10

date published
2018-04-10


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