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BLM suspends fundraising after threats from liberal states for delinquent financial disclosures

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Attorneys general in California and Washington state asked the Black Lives Matter group to submit delinquent financial disclosures for 2020. Apparently that spooked the group, prompting them to suspend online fundraising beginning Wednesday.

The Washington Examiner published a letter from California Attorney General Rob Bonta, writing to the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation (BLMGNF) “that it was prohibited from soliciting or disbursing funds because of its failure to submit an annual report for the 2020 tax year” reports National Review.

The letter was dated January 31, and Bonta threatened to hold the group’s individual leaders personally liable for late fees. Washington’s Attorney General demanded BLM “immediately cease” all fundraising activities there on January 5.

Indiana’s Attorney General Todd Rokita has also raised concerns over BLM’s finances. “It appears that the house of cards may be falling, and this happens eventually with nearly every scam, scheme, or illegal enterprise” Rokita told the Examiner.

“I see patterns that scams kind of universally take: failure to provide board members, failure to provide even executive directors, failure to make your filings available. It all leads to suspicion” he added.

National Review writes:

The group said at the close of 2020 that after raising $90 million, spending $8.4 million in operating expenses and distributing $21.7 million in grants to 33 other organizations, it closed the year with $60 million. The group was not officially registered as a charity with the IRS until late 2020, according to the report. It has previously funneled donations through other liberal charities.

The report confirmed the group’s charity registration is out of compliance in multiple states, including Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Virginia.

No one has been publicly named as a replacement of Patrisse Cullors who resigned last May after facing backlash for buying four homes for over $3 million. It is unclear who, if anyone, is overseeing the group’s estimated $60 million bankroll since Cullors’ departure.

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14 Comments

  1. Keith Breedlove

    February 4, 2022 at 6:54 pm

    What if BLM says their just redistributing wealth? Will those liberal state AG’s let it off the hook? How soon before the shrill accusations of racism start, directed at those AG’s, to get them to back off?

  2. TellTheTruth-2

    February 5, 2022 at 11:29 am

    Americans NEED TO KNOW THE TRUTH about Black Lives Matter ..

    Opal Tometi – BLM co-founder … One of the most high-profile founders of the Black Lives Matter organization, Opal Tometi – now one of the most influential and powerful political movements on the planet – has a long history of supporting Venezuelan socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro who is a full blown “Communist.

    Alicia Garza – BLM co-founder … Born in 1981 is a self-described “queer” social-justice activist who reveres the Marxist revolutionary, former Black Panther, and convicted cop-killer Assata Shakur for her contributions to the “Black Liberation Movement.” Garza is likewise a great admirer of Angela Davis (another Marxist and former Black Panther), Ella Baker (an avowed socialist who had ties to the Communist Party USA and the Weather Underground), and Audre Lorde (a black Marxist lesbian feminist).

    Patrisse Cullors – BLM co-founder … Cullors revealed that for more than a decade she had been the protégé of mentor Eric Mann, a communist revolutionary and a domestic terrorist who in the 1960s and ’70s was a member of the Students for a Democratic Society and the Weather Underground. Mann trained Cullors in Marxist-Leninist ideology and the tactics of political organizing.

  3. Gennaro

    February 5, 2022 at 1:53 pm

    Ah come on folks, is anyone shocked or surprised that it’s a con?

  4. Bobber

    February 5, 2022 at 4:51 pm

    To all you donors (mostly white), How does it feel to be chumped by a few black entrepreneurs? I hope you feel like stupid fxxks because YOU ARE!!! I personally find it hilarious. I hope everyone is happy the founders all bought million dollar homes around America on your money.

  5. Chastran

    February 5, 2022 at 6:02 pm

    The crooks have been caught at their own game –ripping off the citizens…

  6. Jeffrey Cooper

    February 5, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    I’ve always thought of them being a money-grabbing group they don’t give a royal Rosie rat’s ass about the black community all they care about is their own ass and how much money they can steal this group should be considered as a domestic terrorist organization and that every member should be arrested and charged for treason to the United States

  7. MicMac69

    February 6, 2022 at 4:27 am

    Question is: Where were the conservative-republicans? Sitting stupid ducks as usual! Never daring to ask embarrassing questions… or simply not interested?

  8. ConAlpizar

    February 6, 2022 at 1:32 pm

    Suspends. That could mean a couple of weeks. BLM has done a lotnof harm and whoever is foolish enough to give them money, go ahead, be that stupid. There is a lot of them going around.

  9. JC

    February 6, 2022 at 2:50 pm

    That doesn’t mean the crooks are of the hook for for the millions they already stole bought mansions for themselves and didn’t give anything to black people, I bet Soros is involved with this big time.

  10. Sad4theUS

    February 6, 2022 at 8:43 pm

    You mean BLM can have a Go Fund Me but the Freedom Truckers can’t?? I guess because GFM likes and approves of BLM’s violence and corruption but doesn’t like what the Freedom Truckers represent… freedom and the Right to make our own choice. There’s no room for freedom and choice when you’re propagating Communistic propaganda!

  11. R

    February 10, 2022 at 11:30 am

    BLM = Terrorist Org.

  12. Mr. Lighter

    February 13, 2022 at 4:32 pm

    Ahhh yes! BLM is beginning to eat itself: The beginning of a quick death! No surprise! Liberals lie, cheat, and steal. It is what they do. They don’t produce or create anything except misery.

  13. Wade Dukes

    February 19, 2022 at 9:26 am

    I’ll bet a good one cent out of every dollar raised goes to its intended cause…maybe.

  14. Smudgie Kay

    April 30, 2022 at 4:55 pm

    What about all those city voters in Chicagoland, NY, Seattle, Phoenix-Tucson,CA and all across America who voted in the “Woke” Mayors, who voted in “Woke” Governors, who voted in “Woke” School Boards, who voted in “Woke” House Representatives, Senators, Sheriff’s, etc. and now realize they are the exact “Woke liberals” who changed the face of America from freedom to socialist communities, counties, states and federal offices. The Mayor of Tucson AZ even drapped a huges yellow banner across the city office building saying “All BLM are welcome” to Tucson. Those who spoke out were quickly called “White Extremists and Racists”.
    While middle America pockets are being drained to poverty levels and put on Government payouts and out of work and locked inside their houses, While the socialist-communist-Marxism have quietly risen to millionaires by the same voters who refused to learn about the backgrounds of those running for an office. They relied on socialist media radio and TV and socialist technology to find out any lies against America and still do today.
    Voters are ignorant, uniformed and lazy. Millions of voter’s families are split right down the middle because of liars, cheats, and agenda seekers to bankrupt America by its own people.
    The ‘WOKE’ Populace are the laziest, brainwashed, globally uneducated group of people to ever populate the U.S.A. They have a world of information at their fingertips, and still they allow their minds to be filled with nonsense and lies and unsubstantiated, unproven reports. And THESE will be leaders that are being voted into office now and in the near future. They are cunning as the devil himself, they are the craftiest of loathsome beasts and now the riches of mega millionaires, safe from prosecution, Thanks to Senator John McCain and Senator Fienstein who endorsed and pushed the original NonProfit bill 501C that is now the 503C bill protecting these Rip off organizations while voters (legit or illegal) continue to put them into power. Look no further than the MONEY trail, the greed, the lazy ignorance. What will any of these socialist-communism voters do when the food shortages begin under this new face. Twenty major food processing facilities have been destroyed in the past 2 years. Look it up. Did it begin with Covid, with Putin and Ukraine, or when Biden started warning recently about shortages, or did it begin with the ignorance of voters here in American.

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BREAKING: Trump ordered to pay over $350M, barred from operating his business in NY in civil fraud case ruling

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Former President Donald Trump and his business empire faced a significant setback as a New York judge ruled against them in a civil fraud case brought by New York Attorney General Letitia James. The 92-page ruling, handed down by Judge Arthur Engoron, barred Trump from operating his business in New York for three years and imposed over $350 million in damages.

The case, which unfolded over months of trial proceedings, stemmed from allegations that Trump inflated his assets and engaged in fraudulent practices. Engoron’s ruling cited a litany of charges, including persistent fraud, falsifying records, issuing false financial statements, and conspiracy to commit fraud.

Moreover, the judge imposed restrictions on key figures within the Trump Organization, including Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, barring them from serving in certain corporate roles in New York for a specified period.

Engoron’s scathing assessment of Trump’s testimony during the trial further undermined the former president’s credibility. The judge criticized Trump for evasive responses and irrelevant digressions, highlighting the detrimental effect on his credibility.

In response to the ruling, Trump’s attorney, Christopher Kise, lambasted the court’s decision, alleging political bias and a disregard for established legal principles. Kise argued that the evidence presented during the trial failed to support the allegations of fraud and emphasized Trump’s substantial net worth.

Kise’s assertions were echoed by Alina Habba, another attorney representing Trump, who denounced the verdict as a “manifest injustice” resulting from a politically motivated witch hunt.

Throughout the proceedings, Trump consistently dismissed the trial as politically motivated, accusing both Engoron and James of partisan bias. His legal team also criticized the absence of a jury in the trial, questioning the fairness of the proceedings.

Attorney General Letitia James, who spearheaded the lawsuit against Trump and his organization, portrayed the ruling as a victory for accountability and transparency in business practices. The lawsuit alleged fraudulent conduct and sought substantial financial penalties, a portion of which would contribute to the state treasury.

The fallout from the case extends beyond Trump and his business interests, with implications for the broader business community and the rule of law. The contentious nature of the trial and its outcome underscored deep divisions and raised questions about the integrity of the legal system.

Trump vows to appeal the decision.

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