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By Michael Widlanski
Leveling the battlefield to aid terrorists enables evil to fight on
Topic - Mark Bassely Youssef
The California man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in many parts of the Middle East was sentenced Wednesday to a year in federal prison for probation violations in an unrelated matter, then issued a provocative statement through his attorney.
Youssef admitted in open court that he had used several false names in violation of his probation order and obtained a driver's license under a false name.
U.S. District Court Judge Christina Snyder accepted the plea agreement and immediately sentenced Youssef after he admitted to four of the eight alleged violations, including obtaining a fraudulent California driver's license.