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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 Arson alleged in fire that was blamed on Arab hatred / Kareem Khoury blamed anti Arab racism for a fire at his Dairy Queen. "Prosecutors said Khoury hired an employee to set the January 1991 fire to collect the insurance. The fire caused up to $500,000 in / 1992-07-29
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime

1991-01-01

Detroit MI

Kareem Khoury blamed anti Arab racism for a fire at his Dairy Queen. He was indicted on charges of arson and insurance fraud.

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