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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502. Hate Crime Hoaxes / Hate crime hoaxes / 2019-05-28
Type of hoax: suspected


Chicago IL

Wilfred Reilly's book exposes numerous hate hoaxes - this video describes some of them