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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 Lesbian couple accused of faking hate crime at Colorado home / "Two lesbians who claimed to be victims of a hate crime last year when hateful messages were scrawled on their Colorado home are now being accused of perpetrating a hoax." / 2012-05-18
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime

2011-10-01

Parker CO

Homophobic threats were scrawled on a Colorado home. Its lesbian inhabitants are accused of doing it to themselves in order to make their neighbors look bigoted because of a dispute over a dog.

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