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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 Reported hate crime really plan by son to avoid trouble / The black stepson of Albany's white mayor drove his car into a ditch, flattening three tires. A racist note was found on the windshield. He claimed the damage was carried out by white racists. He later / 1993-06-03
Type of hoax: admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime


Albany OR