Grant Stern

Private GoFundMe border wall effort now under criminal investigation

Florida officials are conducting a criminal investigation of WeBuildTheWall Inc., a charity which says it will build privately the wall on the Mexican border touted by Donald Trump. The charity has raised more than $20 million through a GoFundMe campaign amid questions about how $1.7 million was spent.

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Florida officials open fraud investigation of border wall fundraising effort

A public record request just revealed that the charity started by a Florida man who raised more than $22 million on GoFundMe to build a private border wall just fell under potentially criminal investigation by his state consumer protection regulator.

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