Mohamed Farah is the man who tried to broker the sale of the video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking what appears to be crack cocaine. He is a community activist and youth mentor in the Dixon neighbourhood. Farah was born to Somali-Canadian parents and immigrated to Canada in the early 1990's.
In the infamous video that appears to show Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine, an unidentified man can be heard prompting the mayor. There has been speculation the man may have been a friend of the mayor’s or even someone from his staff. Farah provides more information on what can be seen on the tape.