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.

Report 77.

Articles/programs Details
 Black teenager recants story about racist shooting / A 14 yr old black boy claimed he had been shot in a racially motivated drive-by. One month later Police Chief Roger Sciutto said that the youth admitted that he had accidentally shot himself in the han / 1988-08-05
Type of hoax: admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime

1988-07-01

Clearlake CA


Reports