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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 Das Hakenkreuz selbst geritzt / 17-year-old girl convicted of carving herself with a swastika, and claiming it was done by a gang of four Nazis. / 2010-05-17
Type of hoax: convicted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime

2007-11-01

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A 17-year-old claimed four neo-Nazis carved a swastika on her when she helped a migrant child. She was convicted of doing it herself, and got 40 hours community service.

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