Princeton student faked own beating / A conservative student at Princeton University claimed to have received death threats and been beaten up by blacks because of his politics. He now admits it was a hoax, and faces charges.
Nava '09 admits to fabricating assault, threat e-mails / Unlike many left-wing, Jewish or black victims of apparent fake crimes, the conservatives of the Anscome Society at Princeton did not assume that they were the victims of a genuine hate crime when they / 2007-12-14
Fake 'Hate' Crimes Embarrass Far Right / One of the most important promoters of the idea of a hate crime epidemic is the Southern Poverty Law Center. In this article, the SPLC selectively point to a few hate crime hoaxes committed by conserva / 2008-03-31
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admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime
"I accept full responsibility for my actions and agree to face criminal and/or disciplinary proceedings".
Francisco Nava admitted to faking an assault on himself and sending threatening e-mails to conservatives to make it look like they were victims of