Marisol summarized part of the problem with Sharif El-Gamal here: “Meanwhile, the thug Sharif el-Gamal has been sued for an unpaid loan, and faced eviction from his SoHo office over $39,000 in back rent. He was found to owe $21,000 in fines on a property with 13 violations. And there are other unanswered questions.”
El-Gamal has also threatened a Muslim opponent of the Islamic supremacist mega-mosque at Ground Zero; spoken at an event for Hamas-linked CAIR; and has a history of thuggishness, including a recent comment about how beating people up is “exercise & stress relief.”
And despite all that, he is NBC’s Person of the Year. Who will be up for next year? Mohamed Mohamud?
And now this.
“Citibank sues Ground Zero mosque developer Sharif El-Gamal for $100G,” by James Fanelli for the New York Daily News, December 3 (thanks to all who sent this in):
The developer of the so-called Ground Zero mosque owes nearly $100,000 in overdue credit, a new suit charges.
In a complaint filed in Manhattan court, Citibank charges Sharif El-Gamal and his real estate firm, Soho Properties, have balked at repaying $99,489 borrowed from a business credit account in the past year….
El-Gamal has been hounded by other creditors. In October, Valley National Bank sued El-Gamal and Soho Properties for $95,778 plus interest after they defaulted on a loan in 2009, the suit charges….