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.

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Man gets 10 years in fake hate crime / Black couple Larry Williams' and Patricia Anderson's home was ransacked and swastikas written on walls. Exactly 2 weeks later they found the home on fire and the car missing. A wave of sympathy ensued / 1991-05-29
Type of hoax: admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime

1990-11-29

Arvada CO

The home of black couple Larry Williams and Patricia Anderson was ransacked and swastikas written on walls. Exactly 2 weeks later they found the home on fire and the car missing. Larry Williams' brother Lee admitted arson, and Patricia attempted theft and

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