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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 Churchill: UAlbany bus attack story isn't holding up / Three black students claimed to be victims of a racial attack on a bus. The evidence seems to show otherwise. / 2016-02-09
 News 10 / The students will be served with tickets to appear in court. Law enforcement is moving forward in holding the women accountable for making claims that may not have been true. Their claims of a racia / 2016-02-24
 N.Y. college students accused of fabricating racially motivated attack / Three New York college students who said they were targets of a racially motivated attack face multiple charges for what prosecutors are calling a false claim. / 2016-05-03
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime

2016-01-30

Albany NY

Video from the bus and witnesses falsify the three black students' claim of being the victims of a racist attack.

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