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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 SDSU Police: No Suspect in Attack on Muslim Student / A San Diego State University student who initially reported being pushed and verbally assaulted by two men in a parking garage has decided not to pursue charges, SDSU Police said Tuesday. A Muslim s / 2017-01-07
Type of hoax: suspected


San Diego CA

Muslim woman claimed Trump supporters attacked her, took her purse, backpack and car keys, then stole her car. But her car was still where she parked it, and she withdrew her complaint.