131. Store Owner, Ex-firefighter Sentenced / Arson at clothes store. Owner, Angela W Thomas, claimed it was racist. This caused immense wave of local and national sympathy. The anti-racist community called for harsher penalties for hate crimes. L / 1992-06-18
Type of hoax:
convicted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime
Arson at clothes store. Owner, Angela Thomas, claimed it was racist. It was actually an insurance fraud by her and Lauren D Johnson.