Cop Who Fatally Shot Breonna Taylor Is Crowdfunding for His Retirement

An online fundraising campaign set up by the family of an officer involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor is aiming to give the man an early retirement. The family of Detective Myles Cosgrove, who was one of two officers on the scene when Taylor was shot and killed during the execution of a …

Steve Bannon, Others, Charged With Border Wall Crowdfunding Fraud

Steve Bannon, the former White House adviser, is among a group of people who have been charged with allegedly defrauding people who donated to a “We Build the Wall” online crowdfunding campaign, authorities announced on Thursday. The United States District Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced Bannon, Brian Kolfage, Andrew Badolato, …

Thomas Lane Used Crowdfunding Site To Post $750K Bail

One of the police officers charged in the death of George Floyd has been released from jail after an online campaign crowdfunded his bail. The 37-year-old rookie officer, Thomas Lane, is currently facing charges of aiding and abetting second-degree murder and aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter. Lane was being held on $750,000 bail but left …

After a Delivery Driver Totals 3 Ferraris, Crowdfunding Raises $400k for Damages

An overworked, overtired delivery driver in Taiwan fell asleep at the wheel behind a budget Mitsubishi car. It’s not the sort of automobile that you’d have up on your wall as a child (unless you were a very particular kind of kid), but it was enough for Lin Chin-hsiang to help bring money home for …