Imagine if they happened to be Arab…

Not that I want Armenians or any other group to be stereotyped, but let’s see how much attention this gets from the bigots warning of Muslims’ alleged unassimilability into Western civilization. Had these crooks been born a few hundred miles west, in mostly-Muslim Azerbaijan, the Blogosphere would be ablaze anew with Muslim-baiting vitriol.

But criminals with foreign ties who are Christian are just crooks with funny names. Muslim criminals are stealth jihadis opening a new front in their war against the “infidels” (by means of taqiyya, of course). A cigar is just a cigar, unless it’s being smoked by a Muslim.

Wonder if any of these ill-gotten gains went to Nagorno-Karabakh, whose separatists Armenia armed, and which has had de facto independence from Azerbaijan since 1991.

Dozens charged with largest Medicare scam ever – Yahoo! News

NEW YORK – A vast network of Armenian gangsters and their associates used phantom health care clinics and other means to try to cheat Medicare out of $163 million, the largest fraud by one criminal enterprise in the program’s history, U.S. authorities said Wednesday.