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 (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.

Report 87.

Articles/programs Details
Woman who reported racial slur charged with lying to police / 1993-02-10
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime

1993-02-05

Spring Hill KS

Edna Mitchell claimed vandals had painted racist messages on her house, and called threatening to kill her kids. Then the police charged her with making false police reports.

Reports