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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 Woman suspected of arson at Des Moines mosque / CNN: "Anonymous sources confirm Trump Inspired White Nationalist behind mosque arson". The police have now arrested a 22 year old woman, Aisha Ismail, who is probably not a white nationalist. / 2017-06-23
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime

2017-06-22

Des Moines IA

The police have arrested a 22 year old woman, Aisha Ismail, for setting fire to a mosque which she attended. Police say her motives are unclear, and she wasn't trying to burn the place down.

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