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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Staten Island Man Arrested in Apparent Bias Hoax / Richard Savino was charged with arson, conspiracy insurance fraud, reckless endangerment of property and falsely reporting an incident, according to police spokesman Sgt. Edward Burns. / 1991-10-14
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime


Staten Island NY

White man - his car was vandalized and his trailer set on fire.'NOW sell to niggers' was found spraypainted. However, he lives in a multi racial commmunity.