Is The Mysterious Man Behind Muslim Innocence a Convicted Fraudster Named Nakoula Basseley Nakoula?

Adrian Chen · 09/13/12 12:30PM

Sam Bacile, the filmmaker who took credit for the explosive anti-Islam film Muslim Innocence, told the media he was an Israeli, who made the movie with $5 million from 100 Jewish donors. But as we've learned from the actors themselves, nothing about the film is what it seems. All evidence suggests "Sam Bacile" is in fact an Egytian Coptic Christian and convicted fraudster living in California.