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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  Girl who claimed she was attacked because of "religious attire" charged with lying to police / Police in northern Virginia say a girl has been charged after she lied to police, falsely reporting that she had been held at knifepoint by a man who ripped off her headscarf. Prince William County / 2018-04-10
Type of hoax: charged with inventing crime

2018-04-06

Woodbridge VA

Police in northern Virginia say a girl has been charged after she lied to police, falsely reporting that she had been held at knifepoint by a man who ripped off her headscarf.old is charged with knowingly filing a false police report. The case will be handled through the juvenile justice system.

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