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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 Swastika scrawling thieves staged insurance scam, police allege / 1993-12-30
 Woman faked crime to collect insurance, police say / Jerome and Jamie B Roedel, a Jewish couple, found their home trashed and burglarized. The April 1993 incident included anti-Semitic graffiti in the form of swastikas painted on the walls. "Within two w / 1994-01-02
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime

1993-04-01

Cooper City FL

A Jewish couple, Jerome and Jamie B Roedel, found their home burglarized and swastikas painted on the walls. Jamie Roedel collected the insurance and left her husband. In December 1993 she was charged with insurance fraud and theft.

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