CAIR is seeking reports from anyone who fell victim to the con artist who impersonates well-known personalities in the Islamic world in order to defraud Muslims.
The con artist calls Muslim individuals and groups pretending to be with a
respected Islamic institution. He claims that he and others are coming to
visit the United States. Later, he calls back, claiming to have lost his
money, tickets or passport and asks for emergency cash to be wired to him
at Western Union or a similar facility.
IMMEDIATE ACTIONS REQUESTED:
Anyone who ACTUALLY SENT FUNDS to the con artist is asked to e-mail
details, along with contact information, to: firstname.lastname@example.org (Include
your name and contact information, details of the phone calls, Western
Union transfer numbers, amount sent, etc.) Use the subject line: “Con