New York Accounting Firm Full of Indian Immigrants is Mistakenly Targeted as KKK by Anonymous

Another case of these anti-racists hurting the very ones whom they hope to protect:

An accounting firm partner in Garden City, N.Y. said he hadn’t even heard of the Ku Klux Klan until Monday, when the firm where he works was suddenly inundated with threatening phone calls accusing them of being members of the white supremacist hate group. Eventually, he discovered why: the office number for his firm, run by five partners who are all of Indian descent, was on a list of numbers and e-mails associated with Anonymous’s widely-hyped “leak” of Ku Klux Klan members.

“We don’t know anything about these people,” the partner told the Washington Post in a conference call with his attorney and one of the firm’s accountants on Tuesday. “We have nothing to do with all of this.” Both the partner and an accountant, who is also of Indian descent, work for K.K. Mehta, an accounting firm founded in 1978 that specializes in the hospitality and medical industries. They are now terrified that the threats against them will escalate.

Read more at the Washington Post

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