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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341. LGBTQ Student Senate member alleged she received death threats. She was later arrested because she s... 2018-09-27 Athens Ohio

title
Ohio University Student Senate member who claimed to have received death threats arrested for making false alarms

name
The Post Athens

authors
Ellen Wagner

url
https://www.thepostathens.com/article/2018/10/anna-ayers-student-senate-ohio-university-death-threat

summary
Anna Ayers, commissioner of the Ohio University Student Senate Appropriations Commission, was arrested by the OU Police Department on Monday and charged with three counts of making false alarms. Ayers — an OU senior studying journalism, a member of The Post Publishing Board and a previous Post columnist — reported that she received three threatening messages, two in the Student Senate office and one at her residence. An OUPD investigation found that Ayers placed the messages herself prior to reporting them.

date read
2018-10-10

date published
2018-10-10


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