GoFundMe Dumps Campaign to Raise Funds for South Carolina Officer Who Shot Walter Scott

Twitter screenshot from account appearing to support South Carolina cop Michael Slager  TWITTER
Twitter screenshot from account appearing to support South Carolina cop Michael Slager
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If you’re a supporter of North Charleston, S.C., Police Officer Michael Slager and want to donate money to his case, you’ll not be going through GoFundMe, for sure.

According to ThinkProgress, the crowdfunding site refused the campaign in Slager’s name, claiming that it violated the site’s terms and conditions.

“After review by our team, the campaign set up for Officer Slager was removed from GoFundMe due to a violation of our terms and conditions,” the site’s public relations manager, Kelsea Little, told ThinkProgress.

On Tuesday Slager, a 33-year-old and a veteran of the North Charleston Police Department, was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Walter Scott. Video footage showing Slager shooting Scott in the back as the 50-year-old man attempted to run away prompted swift action by officials.

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Source: The Root | 

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