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Nativist Leader Now Says Video is Fake

Posted in Anti-Immigrant by Casey Sanchez on August 20, 2007

For the first time, Robert Crooks, leader of California’s nativist extremist Mountain Minutemen, has admitted to filming and posting videos (here and here) that seem to depict an undocumented immigrant being shot on the border. But Crooks now says the video was staged. “Who in their right mind is going to shoot a smuggler, videotape […]

New Video Appears to Show Vigilante Border Murder

Posted in Anti-Immigrant by Casey Sanchez on August 13, 2007

This morning, the Intelligence Report obtained a video that purports to show a vigilante murdering a Mexican immigrant just inside the U.S.-Mexico border. It’s unclear at this point whether the video is authentic. It is strikingly similar to another video, posted on this blog late last week, that appears to show a nativist yelling threats […]