These are "False Allegations" Resources.
Please also see: Memory Repression/Recovery Resources
RAPE VICTIM'S TRUTH SEX CON IS BUSTED 7 YEARS AFTER NO ONE BELIEVED HER
"For seven years, nobody believed Fancy Figueroa when she said she was raped by a man who followed her home from school on her 16th birthday, broke into her Queens house and held her by the throat as he brutalized her."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, March 19, 2004.
How Often Do Children's Reports of Abuse Turn Out to be False?
Q&A from the Leadership Council with citations, 2005
Recantation in Child Sexual Abuse Cases
Child Welfare, Nov/Dec 1991
The Myth of Epidemic False Allegations of Sexual Abuse in Divorce Cases
Court Review, Spring 1998 [PDF]
1997 NCANDS REPORT, intentionally false report statistics
Child Maltreatment 1997: Reports from the States to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (Government Printing Office, 1999) Page D-9, Tables 3.1 and 3.2
Four states (Florida, Missouri, Vermont, and Virginia) gathered data on intentionally false reports as a subgroup of unsubstantiated reports.
Intentionally false reports as a percentage of unsubstantiated reports:
.00999634 (less than 1 out of 100 unsubstantiated reports)
The table from which this data was compiled may be accessed at:
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