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Response to Cleita (Original post)

Sat Sep 15, 2012, 01:29 PM

26. More from "The Wall Street Journal"

It seems he was under house arrest already if I'm reading this right.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444517304577653394041764330.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

Federal authorities have identified Mr. Nakoula, a self-described Coptic Christian, as the key figure behind a video denigrating Islam and the Prophet Muhammad that ignited mob violence against U.S. embassies across the Middle East. A federal law enforcement officials said Thursday that authorities had connected Mr. Nakoula to a man using the pseudonym of Sam Bacile who claimed earlier to be writer and director of the film.

Violent protests set off by the film in Libya played a role in mob attacks in Benghazi that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other American officials. U.S. Embassy gates in Cairo were breached by protesters and demonstrations against American missions spread to Yemen on Thursday and on Friday to several other countries.

Mr. Nakoula pleaded no contest in 2010 to federal bank fraud charges in California and was ordered to pay more than $790,000 in restitution. He was also sentenced to 21 months in federal prison and was ordered not to use computers or the Internet for five years without approval from his probation officer.

His attorney cited Mr. Nakoula's poor health in a bid for leniency and home detention, stating his client suffered from hepatitis C, diabetes that require twice-daily insulin shots, and other ailments that required more than 10 medications a day, according to a transcript of the sentencing obtained by the AP.

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