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Rapper Crowdfunding To Sue Actor

Tabloid news: Rapper Azealea Banks wants you to donate to her crowdfunding page so she can sue actor Russell Crowe. Although not rising to a MeToo incident, she claims that Mr. Crowe assaulted her at a party in 2016. And … Continue reading

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Initial Coin Offering Promoters Arrested

Civil AND criminal charges have resulted in the arrest of Sohrab “Sam” Sharma and Robert Farkas, co-founders of Centra Tech. Inc., who, according to the SEC, “masterminded a fraudulent ICO in which Centra offered and sold unregistered investments through a … Continue reading

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Catalonian Minister Crowdfunding Her Extradition

Professor Clara Ponsati was arrested in Scotland on a European Arrest Warrant issued by Spain accusing her of rebellion, i.e., being involved in a violent uprising, and misappropriation of public funds. Professor Ponsati was the Catalan education minister last year … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Bail For Indigent Defendants

Criminal justice reform has recently focused on the fairness of bail. Now, two crowdfunding apps are financing bail for those who can’t afford it. “Appolition, is funded by credit cards when users round up purchases to the nearest dollar and … Continue reading

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Woman Crowdfunds To Prosecute Rapist

Private justice is permitted in the UK. A woman is crowdfunding to prosecute a man who allegedly raped her after the government dropped the case due to “lack of evidence.” Newsweek reports that “In the U.K., complainants can finance private … Continue reading

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Webhost Crowdfunding To Fight DOJ Warrant

The crowdfunding site on CrowdJustice for DreamHost is still up even though the Department of Justice dropped part of its overreaching warrant yesterday. DreamHost is still trying to raise $10,000 to pay legal fees to defend against the DOJ’s request … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Sites Turning Away White Supremacist Suspect

While other criminal types have been successful in crowdfunding their defense, the man alleged to have run over and killed Heather Heyer is being turned away. GoFundMe, the prime charity crowdfunding portal, says that it has turned away a number … Continue reading

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