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.

Report 107.

Articles/programs Details
144. Conviction in Phony Hate Mail Case / 1998-11-22
Type of hoax: convicted - victim or accomplice(s) committed crime


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