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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Charges dropped against man accused of anti-gay hate crime / A 50-year-old man who claimed he was the victim of an anti-gay bias attack outside Madison Square Garden has been arrested — not only for making up the incident, but also for attacking the man who was / 2017-04-10
Type of hoax: admitted - crime never took place

2017-03-12

Manhattan New York

The Manhattan District Attorney dropped charges against a 26-year-old man who was accused of kicking a gay man outside Madison Square Garden, officials said.

Reports