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Anti-Islam Filmmaker Gets Year in Prison

Mark Basseley Youssef violated probation for bank fraud

(Newser) - A California man who was behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in the Middle East has been sentenced to one year in prison for violating probation stemming from a 2010 bank fraud conviction. Mark Basseley Youssef, 55, was sentenced today by US District Court Judge Christina Snyder after... More »

Anti-Islam Filmmaker Uses Yet Another Name

Nakoula Bassely Nakoula says real first name is 'Mark'

(Newser) - One of the reasons the man behind the Innocence of Muslims movie is behind bars today is that he keeps using aliases, a violation of his probation from a 2010 arrest. It probably didn't help his cause, then, that when Nakoula Basseley Nakoula appeared in court yesterday, he changed... More »

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