Yet another rape hoax busted

Rape hoaxes seem all the rage, from Lena Dunham claiming to have been raped in her best-selling autobiography to Rolling Stone getting a fraternity shut down by a fraudulent story of an improbably gang rape. The Daily Caller brings us the story: Yet another rape allegation on an American college campus has fallen completely apart. The campus in this instance is the University of Minnesota — Twin Cities. Last weekend, an 18-year-old student at the school had told campus police that two young men who were complete strangers raped her at knifepoint in her fourth-floor dorm room. After a resulting criminal probe, police have now concluded the woman in [sic] lying. “After further investigation, the University of Minnesota police department is no longer investigating the report of a sexual assault in Sanford Hall as a stranger sexual assault,” school officials said in a Wednesday statement obtained by the Star Tribune, the big Twin Cities newspaper. The...(Read Full Post)