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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 Yonkers Woman Admits Faking Death Threats and Anti-Semitic Graffiti / Jewish woman Laurie A Recht claimed she received death threats after being booed at a meeting for supporting desegregation. In November 1988 she claimed to get more, plus anti-Semitic graffiti near her / 1988-12-01
Type of hoax: admitted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime

1988-01-01

Yonkers NY

Jewish woman Laurie A Recht claimed she received death threats after being booed at a meeting for supporting desegregation. In November 1988 she claimed to get more, plus anti-Semitic graffiti. However, she got caught.

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