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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White supremacist William White, 37, was found guilty of emailing death threats to prominent government officials involved in a case against the white supremacist group American Front in 2012.
A sticker from the Christian Identity group Kingdom Identity Ministries was left on a trash can in a neighborhood.
West Babylon, NY
Fliers from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were left in two neighborhoods.
Two Jewish men, Samuel Brendler, 21, and Ahrone Koskase, 22, were charged with assault as a hate crime, harassment and menacing for allegedly attacking a black man who was walking his dog and throwing garbage cans at him while using racial slurs.
Hampton Bays, NY
Fliers from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were left on the driveway of residents in a local neighborhood.
Fliers from the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement were left in driveways.
Joseph David Burgoyne, 28, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, participating in a criminal street gang, threatening or intimidation and disorderly conduct after he allegedly shouted racial slurs at a man and then attacked him with a bottle. Burgoyne has the slogan “CWB” (Crazy White Boy), a reference to a white supremacist street gang, tattooed on his neck.
Fliers from the United Klans of America were left on doorsteps.
White supremacist David "Joey" Pederson, 34, was sentenced to two life terms in prison for the carjacking murders of an Oregon teenager mistakenly thought to be Jewish and of a black man in northern California. Pederson also was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the deaths of his father and stepmother.
Walter Corey Reibsome faces charges of ethnic intimidation, harassment and disorderly conduct for allegedly yelling a racial slur at a black Bloomsburg University student.