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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 Student admits he lied about threats / Quentin E Banks, a black student at NW Missouri Uni. claimed racially motivated assault and death threats. As many as 15 black students found Ku Klux Klan flyers on windshields. Rumors of a KKK 'klaver / 1988-12-06
Type of hoax: admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime

1988-10-01

Maryville MO

Black student at NW Missouri Uni. claimed racially motivated assault and death threats. As many as 15 black students found KKK flyers on windshields. Then Quentin E Banks admitted he'd faked it.

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