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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446. Cops: “The security cameras in the area were reviewed, but nothing was observed,” Lavoie said on Oct... 2021-09-01 Orono ME

Hoax likely: No video evidence, victim report for alleged LGBT hate crime at University of Maine

The College Fix

Sarah Soltis


A 'tall brunette male' allegedly choked a girl in a LGBT pride shirt. “A tall white guy with short brown hair grabbed my friend from behind and choked her and called her a dyke for wearing a pride shirt,” an anonymous report to the university’s Campus Eyes program said. “He ran away from the scene after people appeared in the mall. My friend was alone at the time when the crime happened.” There is no video evidence, no police report has been filed, and the police can't find any evidence, so the investigation is at a standstill.

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