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 recent book Hate Crime Hoax also adds to Wilcox's work. Watching the Watchdogs is very useful, and so is Fake Hate Map.

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 Most US hate crime not reported, justice statistics say / "Nearly two in three hate crimes in the US are not reported to police as victims doubt police can or will help, justice department statistics showed. Experts said the data comes amid a rise in the n / 2013-03-21
Type of hoax: suspected

2013-03-01



No serious attempt to establish if hate crimes are rising.

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