Fundraiser for Waukesha Parade Suspect Darrell Brooks Removed From GoFundMe Platform

Fundraiser for Waukesha Parade Suspect Darrell Brooks Removed From GoFundMe Platform

Fundraiser for Waukesha Parade Suspect Darrell Brooks Removed From GoFundMe Platform GoFundMe quickly took down a crowdfunding campaign set up to raise $5 million to bail out Waukesha, Wisconsin, parade suspect Darrell Brooks. Brooks, 39, allegedly drove his SUV through a crowded holiday parade in Waukesha over the weekend—resulting in six deaths and dozens of injuries. He was charged with five counts of first-degree intentional homicide and bail was set at $5 million. Shortly later, someone claiming to know Brooks personally set up the crowdfunding campaign. A GoFundMe spokesperson confirmed to Newsweek in a Thursday email that the fundraiser had been taken down before any money had been contributed. "The fundraiser organizer has also been banned from using the GoFundMe platform for any future fundraisers," the spokesperson explained. "Fundraisers with …
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