The Real Deal Miami

Mosque leader sentenced for housing fraud

December 02, 2008 04:01PM

The leader of a Liberty City mosque was sentenced to 20
years in prison today for participating in a housing scam that stole homes from
the elderly and from dead people. Sameer Muhammad, vice president of Muhammad
Mosque No. 29, at 5600 NW 7th Avenue, registered fraudulent deeds to homes and sold
them. He was convicted of nine counts of grand theft, forgery and using false
identification in the scam.