Incidents of apparent hate crimes and hate group activities listed here are drawn primarily from media sources. These incidents include only a fraction of the approximately 191,000 reported and unreported hate crimes that a 2005 government report estimated occur annually.
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Two Montgomery County high school students, ages 16 and 17, were charged with hate crimes and vandalism for allegedly painting anti-Semitic graffiti on the sign of a synagogue; an anti-Jewish slur and swastika on two buses at a child care facility; and a swastika and a SS Nazi symbol on the windshield of a car at a nearby residence.
Jeremy Moody, 30, and his wife, Christine, 36, members of the racist skinhead group Crew 41, were each sentenced to life in prison for the July 2013 murder of a registered sex offender and his wife.
Van Nuys, CA
Amos Hason, 49, was charged with three counts of a hate crime and three counts of vandalism for allegedly painting swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti on a Jewish-owned business.
New York, NY
Former New York City police officer Michael Setiawan, 36, was arrested for allegedly spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti on 15 vehicles and four buildings near a synagogue and Jewish school.
Anthony Merrell Tyler, 33, pleaded guilty to violating the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act for his role in a racially motivated attack on a white man and a black woman in 2011.
Former neo-Nazi leader William A. White, 36, was sentenced to seven years and eight months in federal prison for threatening his ex-wife and trying to extort money from her in 2012.
Richard Hyerczyk, 54, was sentenced to 27 months in prison for mailing more than 90 threatening, racist letters to government and law enforcement officials as well as schools and religious institutions from 2003 to 2012.
North Andover, MA
White supremacist Justin R. Ladd, 33, pleaded not guilty for sexually assaulting and torturing his two teenage stepdaughters, from September 2008 to February 2013, because they were Latina.
White supremacist Craig Cobb, 62, was sentenced to four years of probation but no additional jail time for brandishing weapons as he and a fellow white supremacist walked through town in December.
New York, NY
Yousef al-Khattab, co-founder and former leader of Revolution Muslim, a fringe anti-Semitic Muslim group, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for using his group's website in 2009 to threaten Jews and Jewish institutions.