Feds Indict US-Israeli Man Responsible For 9% Of All Anti-Semitic Acts In 2017
Federal prosecutors Wednesday charged a U.S.-Israeli dual citizen with hate crime and other offenses in connection with more than a hundred threats he allegedly phoned into Jewish community centers and organizations last year.
Michael Ron David Kadar, 19, was indicted in federal courts in Georgia, Florida and Washington, D.C. after an investigation into numerous threats against the community centers and high-profile Jewish organizations, including the Anti-Defamation League and Israeli embassy in Washington.
Prosecutors in Florida say Kadar, who is Jewish, made multiple calls involving bomb threats and active shooter threats to Jewish Community Centers throughout the state. The Florida indictment also charges Kadar with attempting to obstruct the free exercise of religion at the community centers.
In Washington, Kadar allegedly called in a bomb threat to ADL offices on March 7 and sent a threatening email about a bomb to the Israeli Embassy two days later. The Georgia indictment charges him with making threatening calls, cyberstalking and giving police a false report about a hostage situation at a private home.
This topic can be divisive, but it shouldn’t be. Both sides submit false police reports and stage incidents for many different reasons, including “spreading the word” about their oppression. We should all be against fake “victims,” no matter where they come from. It takes away from the true hate crime stories.
Oftentimes these are reported in the national media, they go viral on social media, and the article is then later corrected, which means there are more people who see the initial allegation than the correction, which makes it seem like there are a lot more hate crimes than there really are. Sometimes the biggest stories that go viral in the media are the ones that turn out to be false. These fake incidents can also sometimes invoke retaliatory, real incidents. Here is a list of some of them, but there are way more out there:
List of hate crimes blamed on Black Lives Matter, Black men, etc
Woman claims a Black lady threw acid on her face, ends up admitting she did it herself: www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/09/17/bethany-storro-acid-attack_n_720536.html
Texas man vandalizes own truck with anti-police messages, blames it on Black Lives Matter activists www.nydailynews.com/news/national/man-vandalizes-truck-blames-black-lives-matter-article-1.2366871
White woman who claimed Black man raped her recants the story www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/woman-raped-slashed-knife-brooklyn-park-saturday-article-1.2140882
Woman claims she was beaten by Black men, posts picture to facebook. She actually just gave herself black eyes and bloody nose using make up gawker.com/woman-claims-she-was-jumped-by-black-men-actually-at-1713108369
Firefighter accused of setting own house ablaze, shifting blame with anti-cop graffiti www.cbsnews.com/news/jason-stokes-firefighter-accused-of-setting-own-house-ablaze-shifting-blame-with-anti-cop-graffiti/
Massachusetts cop’s wife faked home invasion, blamed Black Lives Matter activists www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/mass-wife-faked-home-invasion-blamed-black-lives-matter-article-1.2850208
“A North Texas woman will be sentenced March 20 after pleading guilty to falsely claiming that three black men kidnapped and sexually assaulted her, reports said Friday.” www.foxnews.com/us/2018/02/24/woman-admits-making-up-story-about-kidnapping-sexual-assault-authorities-say.html
Here are a bunch of hate crimes blamed on Trump supporters, the KKK, etc.
Toronto police say scissor attack on a girl’s hijab ‘did not happen’ www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42695319
Teen made up story about anti-Muslim attack on subway. She is is being charged with filing a false report. Seweid had claimed hateful drunks shouted “Trump! Trump!” and called her a “terrorist” as they tried to steal her headscarf. nypost.com/2016/12/14/teen-made-up-story-about-anti-muslim-attack-on-subway/
Police say a Volusia County man faked a hate crime, set his ex-girlfriend’s car on fire and then staged his own abduction to throw off detectives. Vincent Palmer, 27, told detectives he taped a note with racial slurs and the words “KKK” and “Trump” written on it to his ex-girlfriend’s mailbox www.washingtonpost.com/news/true-crime/wp/2016/12/14/a-man-set-his-exs-car-on-fire-for-revenge-then-blamed-it-on-the-kkk-police-say/
Muslim man worshipped at his mosque daily for several years, then sets it on fire in fake hate crime. www.bigstory.ap.org/article/fe46c73ca39c49dd8a7cc4e29429dd4a/man-sentenced-4-years-prison-texas-mosque-fire
“Five tombstones damaged in historic Jewish cemetery in New York” (Archived initial allegation)
CNN updated the article to say “Authorities have determined that tombstones disturbed at a historic Jewish cemetery in New York this weekend were damaged by environmental causes and not by vandalism.”
A 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man (not Trump supporters and nazis as initially thought) has been arrested in Israel on suspicion of making multiple bomb threats to Jewish organisations and an airline in the US and elsewhere. www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/mar/23/israeli-police-arrest-man-over-bomb-threats-to-us-jewish-targets
The other person arrested over making threats to Jewish community centers was Juan Thompson, a Black anti-Trump leftist who worked for The Intercept until he was fired for fabricating sources in his anti-Trump articles. theintercept.com/2017/03/03/statement-on-the-arrest-of-former-intercept-reporter-juan-thompson/
An openly bisexual Chicago student who claimed she received anti-gay, pro-Donald Trump notes and emails after the election is found to have fabricated the entire story, North Park University said. Taylor Volk told a local NBC News affiliate that she found one of the notes taped to her door at her off-campus residence, which read “Back to hell” and “#Trump” along with homophobic slurs. “This is a countrywide epidemic all of a sudden,” she said on Nov. 14. “I just want them to stop.” www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/nov/25/taylor-volk-north-park-university-student-fabricat/
Strong accusations were made by a Bowling Green State University student the day after election day. Eleesha Long said she was assaulted and called a racial slur, but BG police said she made the story up. Long wrote a police complaint on November 9th that reads in part, “while walking down Crim St to ask for yard signs, three boys began to throw rocks at me.” Long continued to write the white males shouted profanity at her while wearing Trump shirts. She described how all three young men looked and what they were wearing. www.13abc.com/content/news/BG-police-say-student-lied-about-politically-driven-attack-401814426.html
In the latest case of a faked hate crime, a 20-year-old man has admitted he made it up when he told Malden cops he was harassed by two men proclaiming it’s “Trump country now.” The man, whose name police have not released, had filed a complaint saying when he got off an MBTA bus near Broadway Square in Malden at 10 p.m. Tuesday, at least two white men approached him.www.bostonherald.com/news/local_coverage/2016/11/man_admits_to_faking_hate_crime_in_malden
A Colorado Springs man was arrested after police believe he left racist messages outside a church. Vincent Broughton, 44, who is black, is facing charges for committed a bias-motivated crime and disorderly conduct. The signs were posted outside the New Covenant church that is predominately attended by African Americans. One sign references the KKK. Another reads, “Black men beware, you are the target.” denver.cbslocal.com/2015/06/30/suspect-arrested-after-racist-message-discovered-outside-church/
The students identified as the people behind a recent racist drawing found at Salisbury University’s library are black, school officials confirmed Tuesday. The image, found April 10 on a whiteboard in Blackwell Library, showed a stick figure being hung and labeled with a racial slur. Underneath was the hashtag “#whitepower.” college.usatoday.com/2016/04/27/black-students-connected-in-su-racist-drawing/
Woman admits tweeting fake threats to fellow black students. According to prosecutors, the 25-year-old McKelvey tweeted threats from a campus library because she wanted more people to attend the November 17, 2015, rally on racial issues. She then returned to the rally to tell people about the threats. One tweet addressed to campus police read: “@kupolice I will kill all the blacks tonight, tomorrow and any other day if they go to Kean University.” www.yahoo.com/news/woman-admits-tweeting-fake-threats-fellow-black-students-204320195.html
Police have zeroed in on an unexpected culprit as being behind a racist, pro-Trump graffiti spree in Philadelphia: a 58-year-old black man. The graffiti included “Trump Rules” and “Black B—-.” www.foxnews.com/us/2016/12/05/black-man-arrested-after-pro-trump-racist-graffiti-spree-in-philadelphia.html
Over the summer, 19-year-old Jesus Cabrera told police he was verbally harassed by three white men, authorities said. He said the men made disparaging remarks about his ethnicity, and police in turn investigated the incident as a hate crime. He was arrested Friday after police say he admitted to making up the story. www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/East-Palo-Alto-Man-Arrested-for-Falsely-Reporting-Hate-Crime-365063461.html
Openly-gay Pastor admits he lied about a Whole Foods incident that caused a public outcry, claiming that a cake he bought at Whole Foods was decorated with a homophobic slur. The company also released a statement saying that it reviewed security footage and determined that Brown had tampered with the cake. He later said “The company did nothing wrong. I was wrong to pursue this matter and use the media to perpetuate this story. I want to apologize to Whole Foods and its team members for questioning the company’s commitment to its values, and especially the bakery associate who I understand was put in a terrible position because of my actions.” www.businessinsider.com/pastor-drops-lawsuit-against-whole-foods-2016-5
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