138. Jewish youth charged in swastika burning / A Jewish 19 yr old implicated a friend in starting a fire in the shape of a swastika on the lawn of a Jewish woman and her Catholic husband. / 1987-08-06
Type of hoax:
admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime
A Jewish woman and her Catholic husband awoke to find a fire in the shape of a swastika on their lawn. A Jewish 19 yr old confessed, but implicated a friend. Before the confession, there was much speculation and outcry.