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.

Report 127.

Articles/programs Details
Type of hoax: suspected

1989-11-01

Hazel Park MI

A white woman told police she'd been attacked by 3 black men with bats and kidnapped her friend at an ATM. Police say the whole thing was a hoax devised by the woman, who is married, after her extramarital lover beat her up.

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