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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 Police: Woman falsely accused trooper of making racial slurs in Cayuga County traffic stop / Tiffany Robinson-Clarke, a black woman, falsely accused a white cop of using racial slurs during a traffic stop. Their recorded conversation refuted her allegation & she was charged w/ false reporting. / 2017-05-04
Type of hoax: charged with inventing crime


Rochester NY

A black woman, Tiffany Robinson-Clarke, falsely accused a white cop of racial abuse during a stop.