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 (mostly) in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the original book on this subject. The books Hate Crime Hoax and Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics are recommended, as are the websites Watching the Watchdogs and Fake Hate Map.

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Articles/programs Details
Man Admits Hate Crime Attack Was False / 22 yr old Floyd Elliott admitted carving a homophobic word in himself after police noticed it was written backward. "He said he falsely reported the attack to increase the police presence in his neighb / 2004-12-28
Type of hoax: admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime

2004-12-14

Independence MO

Man admitted carving a homophobic word in himself after police noticed it was written backward.

Reports