Federal prosecutors argue that 55-year-old Mark Basseley Youssef had eight probation violations, including lying to his probation officer and using aliases.
Muslims across the Middle East outraged by an anti-Islam film made in America wanted swift punishment for the man behind the movie, and now Mark Basseley Youssef is behind bars. But he’s jailed for lying about his identity, not because of the video’s content.
Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the filmmaker behind the anti-Islam movie that sparked deadly riots around the globe, was arrested Thursday.
A third Southern Californian man might have a behind-the-scene connection to “Innocence of Muslims,” the anti-Islam film that has set off deadly protests around the world.
The Riverside County man, who served as a consultant to the anti-Islamic film that has sparked anti-American demonstrations in the Middle East, says he has received numerous death threats.
A Southern California filmmaker allegedly linked to a controversial Anti-Islamic film made a brief appearance overnight after being holed up inside his Cerritos home for more than three days.
Nakoula Nakoula, the embattled producer of the anti-Muslim movie “The Innocence of Muslims,” remained locked behind the doors of his Cerritos home Friday.
The Cerritos resident behind the anti-Muslim movie that has inflamed the Middle East has obtained legal counsel.
Inside Nakoula Nakoula’s Cerritos home, all appears quiet, peaceful and calm.