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 books Hate Crime Hoax and Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics are recommended, as are the websites Watching the Watchdogs and Fake Hate Map.

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Articles/programs Details
FBI: UCR 2015 Hate Crime Statistics / FBI hate crime statistics methodology / 2015-12-31
FBI UCR victim demographic analysis / An analysis of data for victims of single-bias hate crime incidents, by demographic group. / 2015-12-31
Type of hoax: not a hoax

2015-12-31

Washington DC

This is the FBI's current definition of hate crime

Reports