fake hate crimes: a database of
hate crime hoaxes in the usa
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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
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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
Kansas City MO
Arson at clothes store. Owner, Angela Thomas, claimed it was racist. It was actually an insurance fraud by her and Lauren D Johnson.