IL: Man Who Threatened CAIR Sentenced

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 7/21/06) - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today said that an Illinois man who had threatened the Washington-based Islamic civil rights and advocacy group has been sentenced to three years probation.

In 2005, Max Oakley, a resident of Toledo, Ill., sent e-mails to CAIR threatening to blow up its Capitol Hill headquarters and some mosques. Oakley was also fined $1,000.

CONTACT: CAIR Legal Director Arsalan Iftikhar, 202-488-8787 or 202-415-0799


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