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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 Brother says sexton was depressed / Buzz Cody, the sexton of a synagogue, alleged Palestinian looking men called themselves the P.D.L., referred to the Koran, and attacked him with a caustic substance. The police sensed a hoax. The 'Mil / 1986-05-17
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime

1985-12-15

Milwaukee WI

The sexton of a synagogue alleged Palestinian looking men called themselves the P.D.L., referred to the Koran, and attacked him with a caustic substance. The police sensibly decided "a radical group, they don't operate in this manner".

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