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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 Hate Crime a Scam, Say Charges / 3 non-Jewish homosexual residents of Tacoma returned home from gay pride in Canada to find their apartment vandalized with homophobic and anti-Semitic graffiti. There was systematic damage to furniture / 1994-09-13
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime

1994-10-01

Tacoma WA

2 gay, 1 lesbian, not Jewish residents of Tacoma returned home to find their apartment vandalized with homophobic and anti-Semitic graffiti. They ended up being charged with insurance fraud and murder threats.

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