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-mail case sends teacher to court today / Michael A Smith, a white student at Ohio Dominican College, was arrested for sending threatening letters to 13 black students and faculty. In fact, they were faked by a black teacher, Janice D Hamlet, / 1988-12-20
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime

1988-12-01

Columbus OH

A white student was arrested for sending threatening letters to 13 black students and faculty. In fact, they were faked by a black teacher who wanted to get at the student for using racist words in an essay.

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