Skip to comments.Founder of Ground Zero Mosque 'spent more than $3 MILLION on lavish trips, luxury sports cars..
Posted on 02/05/2013 9:12:41 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
The founder of the controversial Ground Zero Mosque allegedly spent more than $3 million that had been donated to charity to fund a first-class lifestyle that involved 'lavish trips, luxury sports cars and personal real estate.'
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf was slapped with a $20 million lawsuit by, Robert Leslie Deak, a major backer to his nonprofit who alleges the wild spending in the papers filed in Manhattan Supreme Court.
Rauf's charity, the Cordoba Initiative, received $3 million from the Malaysian as well as another $167,000 from private donors. That money was meant to counter anti-Islamic sentiment but instead went to Rauf's private life, the lawsuit alleges.
Deak also claims that Rauf 'falsified' the nonprofits 'tax returns for 2008, 2009 and 2010 by failing to report receipt of funds from foreign sources and transfers of funds.'
Rauf's lawyer adamantly denied the allegations, the New York Post reported.
'He's going to vigorously defend them and show that it has no basis,' the lawyer, Paul Knight, said of his client.Rauf served as the Imam of the Ground Zero Mosque until being ousted in January 2011...
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Ragheads, gota love’m. /s
Didn’t Raug travel to various places on behalf of the president as an ambasador at large a couple of years ago?
seems to me he went to Egypt and some other places during the controversical start up of the 911 mosque called the cordoba mosque. anybody remember?
Should be Rauf, must start to use spell check
Shouldn’t this be tried in a Sharia court?
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