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Minuteman Tax Forms Don’t Match Founder’s Claims
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/04/22/minuteman-tax-forms-dont-match-founders-claims/

Although Minuteman Civil Defense Corps founder Chris Simcox has repeatedly claimed that MCDC has raked in more than $2.2 million in donations since it was founded in 2005, ...

Minuteman Civil Defense Corps Founder Besieged From Within
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/01/08/minuteman-civil-defense-corps-founder-besieged-from-within/

Five years ago, Chris Simcox began his rise from an obscure newspaper publisher in Tombstone to a national figure in the debate over how to control the U.S.-Mexican border.Read ...

Minuteman Leader Speaks In San Antonio
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2007/11/06/minuteman-leader-speaks-in-san-antonio/

After a hostile reception in April, Chris Simcox's return Monday to the University of Texas at San Antonio was much quieter, though not entirely free of protest.Read full ...

Major Donor Sues Minuteman Group For Fraud
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2007/06/05/major-donor-sues-minuteman-group-for-fraud/

A man who mortgaged his home in order to help the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps build border fencing on private land in Cochise County is suing the group and its president, ...

Minuteman Movement In State of Crisis
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2007/06/05/minuteman-movement-in-state-of-crisis/

Two years ago, Chris Simcox and James Gilchrist launched a national movement that strongly linked the image of patriotic revolutionary Minutemen with stopping illegal immigration.Read ...

Minuteman Leaders Purged
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2007/05/29/minuteman-leaders-purged/

The top leaders of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps have been terminated by the group's president, Chris Simcox, for requesting a meeting to discuss a lack of financial accountability ...

Protesters shout down Minuteman founder
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2007/04/17/protesters-shout-down-minuteman-founder/

A simmering illegal-immigration debate at the University of Texas at San Antonio— where 45 percent of students are Hispanic — erupted into a heated protest Wednesday during ...

Media, volunteers scrutinize Minuteman infighting
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2006/08/22/media-volunteers-scrutinize-minuteman-infighting/

The founder of the original Minuteman Project, Jim Gilchrist, 57, a retired accountant from California, is no longer speaking to his former ally Chris Simcox, with whom he ...

Minuteman leader warns of ‘Russian drug dealers’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2006/06/27/minuteman-leader-warns-of-russian-drug-dealers/

Chris Simcox told Yavapai County Republicans this past week that he helped create the Minuteman movement after seeing paramilitary-style escorts alongside caravans driving ...

Minuteman leader calls for 30,000 troops
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2006/05/30/minuteman-leader-calls-for-30000-troops/

Chris Simcox, co-founder of the Minuteman border watch movement, is feeling vindicated.Read full article ...