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Defendants in Black Muslim temple fraud case ordered to stand trial(0)

January 28, 2015

HAYWARD — A Black Muslim minister from an Oakland temple, his mother, and four others were ordered to stand trial when a Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that enough evidence exists against them to go forward with a wide-ranging fraud case centered on bids for government security contracts.

Defendants in Black Muslim temple fraud case ordered to stand trial

Black Muslim fraud case raises questions over government contracts

As Basheer Fard Muhammad, a Black Muslim temple leader Dahood Bey, Bey’s mother Rory Parker and four others face 43 felony charges combined for fraud, grand theft and other crimes that include seeking and sometimes winning government security contracts with allegedly bogus licenses and references, Vallejo stands out as the rare government agency whose diligence kept it from being defrauded.

Oakland: Man takes surprise plea deal in BMT security fraud scandal

HAYWARD — A man charged in a sprawling fraud case involving a security business run from a Black Muslim temple in Oakland that won government contracts with allegedly forged credentials entered a surprise plea Friday afternoon and has agreed to cooperate with investigators.

Judge sets bail at nearly $5.5 million for members of Oakland’s Black Muslim Temple

HAYWARD — A judge on Thursday set a combined bail of nearly $5.5 million for seven people charged in a massive fraud scheme allegedly run out of a Black Muslim temple in Oakland.


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