CAIR -- a 'fraud machine'

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
 | 
Chad Groening (OneNewsNow.com)

A Judeo-Christian law firm that fights for faith and freedom is hoping to expose what it believes was massive fraud by a radical Islamic organization.

The American Freedom Law Center (AFLC) filed a lawsuit in 2008 on behalf of several former clients of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) who claimed that organization's Herndon, Virginia office failed to provide them needed legal counsel.

Yerushalmi, DavidDavid Yerushalmi, co-founder and senior counsel at AFLC, says the person serving as CAIR's resident attorney and manager for civil rights at the now defunct chapter was, in fact, not an attorney.

"They finally woke up to the fact their Herndon office was essentially running a fraud machine," Yerushalmi reports. "And instead of coming clean, they did the classic cover-up -- and that's typical of a criminal organization. CAIR, of course, has been identified by the U.S. government as a Hamas/ Muslim Brotherhood front group."

But he finds it unfortunate that the government, even going back to the Bush years, has refused to prosecute CAIR.

"There is a victim narrative going on in the Muslim-American community that is not different from other victimization narratives, and that is the government is picking on Muslim-Americans; there's no reason to be arresting all these jihadists; they're using entrapment; they're not real jihadists," the AFLC co-founder lists. "And so they decided not to prosecute."

Yerushalmi finds it mind-boggling that CAIR is allowed to exist as a non-profit, tax-exempt organization. But he hopes his firm's lawsuit will force CAIR to face the music before an American jury for its fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

Should the U.S. require women to register with the Selective Service when they turn 18?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

  Detroit restaurant owner charged in fire that killed illegals
2 teen girls die in Arizona high school shooting
Bodies recovered in wake of Florida plane crash
  Bush highlights faith as presidential quality
House backs bill to ease calorie labeling requirements
  Zika vaccines at least 18 months away from broad trials
Austria says it's nearly reached its 2016 refugee quota

LATEST FROM THE WEB

Scammer pushes 'IRS threat' to whole new level
These are not the good guys
From a black conservative: Dr. Ben Carson it's time to leave the race
Racial profiling Clintons rally DNC, the last plantation in America
Why aren't kids being taught cursive in school anymore?

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day
NEXT STORY
Baby and mom win, family on track together