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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Articles/programs Details
620. Narrative Fail: Alleged DC Swastika Perp is a Twice-Deported Mexican With Long Criminal Record / "The Usual Suspects on the left and in the media... suggest that alleged white supremacists supposedly influenced by former President Donald Trump and the Charlottesville tiki-torch racists likely made / 2022-
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime


Washington DC

Numerous "white supremacist" swastikas on Union Station columns were placed there by twice-deported criminal Mexican illegal.