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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 Racial Hoax With a Sour Echo / Sabrina Collins, a student at Emory University, claimed to be on the receiving end of racist death threats. Police eventually said she did it herself. They found the threats contained errors she common / 1990-06-26
 Woman's Claim Of Racial Crime Is Called a Hoax / Local prosecutors reviewing the case of the student, Sabrina Collins, who received national attention after she had reported receiving racially motivated hate mail and death threats in recent months, s / 1990-05-31
Type of hoax: suspected

1990-04-01

Atlanta GA

At Emory University a black student claimed to be on the receiving end of racist death threats. Police eventually said she did it herself. They found the threats contained errors she commonly made.

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