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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187. 2013-12-04 Vassar NY
189. A series of alleged fake hate crimes - the details can be found in Matt Walsh's story 2013-12-05 Boston MA
191. Hateful messages about black people and 'trannies' are suspected to be the work of a member of the B... 2013-11-14 Poughkeepsie NY

HATE HOAX at Vassar College: Transsexual Busted in Fake Hate Scam (Video)

Gateway Pundit

Jim Hoft


Reports of bias incidents at Vassar College that involved hateful messages left on students’ doors were actually elaborate hoaxes — and the perpetrator is none other than the student member of the Bias Incident Response Team. "It is our unfortunate duty to report that two Vassar students have admitted responsibility for creating a number of recent bias and hate-speech messages in public spaces on campus".

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