Dr. Rafil Dhafir, 58, was convicted in February of 59 felonies, which included mail and wire fraud, conspiracy, tax evasion and money laundering. A jury decided Dhafir had laundered $2 million in donations collected through Help the Needy, Dhafir's charity founded to feed and clothe Iraqi children. Instead, he used that money as his personal slush fund for more than eight years. He also was convicted of violating U.S. sanctions by sending aid to Iraq without a license, overbilling Medicare by $316,000 in his medical practice, claiming he was in the office during treatments when he was, in fact, out of the state and sometimes even overseas. By fraudulently deducting his own donations to the charity, Dhafir underpaid his federal income taxes by $400,000, the jury concluded.
Defense lawyer Devereaux Cannick said both the verdict and the sentence reflect an anti-Muslim sentiment pervasive in the United States. "It's not a good time to be a Muslim in this country, especially with regard to the judicial system."
Yea I gues its not a good time in the US for muslim money laundering, muslim theft, muslim tax evasion, and muslim Medicare fraud. What one has to do with the other, I don't know, but his defense lawyers seems to think that if he was Jewish it would have all be legit.