243. Why are ‘hate crime’ hoaxes so popular on campus? / According to this article "Meg Lanker-Simons made headlines this week after police discovered that she posted the threatening, obscenity-laced post on her own Facebook page."
Various other examples / 2013-05-03
254. 'Hate Crime' Hoaxes / "The fact that the Facebook post apparently was a fabrication does not change the necessity for continued vigilance in reassuring that we have a campus where everyone feels safe." says the University o / 2013-05-02
Type of hoax:
charged with committing crime
Why are ‘hate crime’ hoaxes so popular on campus?