Sep 2, 2019

Ku Klux Klan donation account suspended by PayPal

PayPal suspended an account used to raise funds by one of the US's largest white supremacist groups six days after it was first flagged by an anti-bigotry campaigner. The Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan had promoted the account via a donation page on its website. "A spokesman for PayPal said:"Due to our legal and data protection obligations, we cannot comment on any specific PayPal customer's account. "I've been tracking hate groups on PayPal for several months now," she said. She tweeted the finding to PayPal's support account on 24 August and the matter was subsequently publicised by Sleeping Giants's main Twitter account as well as that of a Canadian anti-hate crimes group, NoPlace2Hate.

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