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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 Man who made racism claim charged with faking report / Oliver Mason II was found in a restroom with a cord round his neck and the words "Sorry Nigger" written on the door. He was arrested and charged with filing a false report. / 1991-05-01
Type of hoax: charged with inventing crime

1991-04-05

Annapolis MD

Oliver Mason III, a black man, claimed to have received a racial hate letter and claimed to have been served a dead mouse and broken glass in an omelet in a restaurant. Police say he wrote the letter.

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