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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Articles/programs Details
 Syrian refugee admits to setting shelter on fire, spray-painting swastikas to frame far-right / A Syrian refugee has admitted to setting fire to a migrant hostel and painting swastikas to make it look it was Nazis who did it. / 2016-04-11
 Feuer in Asyl-Unterkunft: Der Schuldige scheint gefasst / Syrian started fire in migrant center. / 2015-10-08
Type of hoax: admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime

2015-03-31

Inglostadt Bavaria

The perpetrator, a Syrian immigrant, admitted to painting swastikas before starting the fire.

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