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 (mostly) in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the original book on this subject. The recent book Hate Crime Hoax also adds to Wilcox's work. Watching the Watchdogs is very useful, and so is Fake Hate Map.

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 Man acquitted of vandalizing own home also freed on theft / Jewish couple Susan and Curtis Klein found their home vandalized, swastikas all over, most of their clothes and furniture ruined. Police suspected a hoax because of the deliberate and time consuming na / 1991-10-01
Type of hoax: suspected

1991-03-22

Germantown MD

Susan and Curtis Klein found their home vandalized, swastikas all over, most of their clothes and furniture ruined. Police suspected a hoax because of the deliberate and time consuming nature of the crime. Curtis was acquitted.

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