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 also recommended.

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84. Oliver Mason III, a black man, claimed to have received a racial hate letter and claimed to have bee... 1991-04-05 Annapolis MD

Man who made racism claim charged with faking report


Laird Wilcox


Oliver Mason II was found in a restroom with a cord round his neck and the words "Sorry Nigger" written on the door. He was arrested and charged with filing a false report.

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