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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 Police: Car, home tagged with hate crime graffiti / A house was tagged with 'KKK' and a nearby truck with a swastika / 2011-10-23
Type of hoax: suspected


Hillsboro OR

Real extremists are unlikely to think their agenda is advanced by painting 'KKK' on people's houses