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Charlie Rogers

Lesbian who faked hate crime found guilty after pleading "no contest"

Judge Gale Pokorny finds Charlie Rogers guilty of staging a fake anti-gay hate crime that shocked both the citizens of Lincoln, Neb., and the nation -- first for the brutality of the alleged crime, and then for lying about the crime.

Nebraska lesbian who allegedly faked hate crime headed to trial

Lancaster County, Neb., District Court Judge Gale Pokorny continues until Nov. 19 the case against a Nebraska woman charged with providing false information to police in connection to an alleged anti-gay hate crime that investigators now say was an elaborate hoax.

VIDEO: Victim in Nebraska hate crime comes forward, speaks out publicly

In her first appearance since suffering an alleged attack in a home invasion last week that police officials are investigating as a possible hate crime, Charlie Rogers of Lincoln, Neb., says, ā€œIā€™m not hiding from this anymore.ā€