Anti-Islam filmmaker taken to probation interview

By REUTERS
September 15, 2012 19:28




LOS ANGELES - A California man convicted of bank fraud has been escorted to an interview with federal officers probing possible probation violations stemming from the making of an anti-Islam video that triggered violent protests in the Muslim world, police said on Saturday.

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's spokesman said Nakoula Basseley Nakoula voluntarily left his home, accompanied by sheriff's deputies, to meet with the officers in the Cerritos Sheriff's Station. But he said Nakoula was not in custody.

"He will be interviewed by federal probation officers," sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore said. "He was never put in handcuffs... It was all voluntary."

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