Donald Trump Forced To Pay Back $122.7 Million In Donations To Supporters Who Were Tricked Into Making Recurring Payments To His 2020 Campaign

Former President Donald Trump's reelection campaign issued a staggering sum of $122.7 million in refunds to supporters in 2020, giving back nearly 11% of the money it raised, according to an investigative report published by the New York Times on Saturday based on an analysis of Federal Election Commission filings.


Beginning last summer, the Trump campaign & the company that processed its online donations, WinRed, began to initiate the use of pre-checked recurring payment boxes while processing online offerings, Times analysis revealed.

According to the report, unless donors inspected the fine print of an online disclaimer & manually unchecked an opt-out box, the donor's credit card would be charged weekly until Election Day arrived.

In the lead-up to the election, the campaign "made that disclaimer increasingly opaque," the Times asserts & eventually added a second pre-checked box that automatically doubled a donor's contribution.

Eventually, financial institutions became "inundated with fraud complaints" from Trump supporters who unknowingly agreed to these recurring charges.

According to the Times, several banks & one of the nation's larger credit-card companies confirmed that, at one point late in 2020, these cases accounted for up to 3% of all fraud complaints received.

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Source: Forbes

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