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 108.

Articles/programs Details
145. Man Admits Inventing Racist Assault in San Francisco / 1999-05-08
Type of hoax: admitted - crime never took place


San Francisco CA