PayPal Blocks Website Which Assisted Funding for Capital Chaos

Operator of digital payment system PayPal Holdings Inc. (PYPL) has blocked a website which it says was used to raise funds for supporters of President Trump to attend and carry out an attack on the U.S Capitol last week.

The website in question is a Christian crowd funding entity going by the name GiveSendGo. The website describes itself as ‘A place to fund hope. A place to work together with the body of Christ around the world to make a difference.’

When the chaos happened Trump first praised his supporters but later told them to stand down and go home in peace.

The Capitol attackers were trying to stop the United States congress from certifying the win of U.S President elect Joe Biden.

This news was first published on Bloomberg disclosing that one of the account held by one of the organizers of the gathering Ali Alexander, had been closed by PayPal.

Also in another report published by Bloomberg last week, PayPal confirmed having closed down an account held by Joy In Liberty which one of the groups which paid President Trump’s supporters to travel to U.S Capitol.

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