GoFundMe has wasted no time shutting down phony pages after the extremely publicized Johnny Depp and Amber Heard defamation trial.
The web site lately eliminated a fake $1 million fundraiser marketing campaign claiming to raise money to help Heard pay among the damages she owes to her former husband.
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Fundraisers declare to raise money to help Amber Heard pay the money again to Johnny Depp
A seven folks panel introduced their verdict on 1st June concerning the sensationalized trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.
The jurors unanimously voted in favor of Depp and awarded him $10 million in damages.
At the identical time, Heard was additionally awarded $2 million in damages for one defamatory comment made by Depp’s former lawyer.
So now, Heard owes in whole a sum of $8.35 million to the Pirates of the Caribbean actor.
In the wake of the choice, a fundraiser created by Kimberly Moore titled ‘Justice for Amber Heard’ was arrange on the GoFundMe web site.
Moore talked about that she had made contact with Heard’s workforce and promised that the Aquaman actress would have direct entry to the money raised.
The page description goes as ‘I believe Amber and social media protected the abuser. The judgment exceeds her net worth. It’s so unhappy that he was in a position to get away with the abuse. The judgment furthers that abuse. If you’ll be able to please help her. She may have direct entry to the money. I additionally contacted her lawyer to allow them to loop her in.’
GoFundMe removes fake pages following the Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard defamation case
The above-mentioned page nonetheless was confirmed to be a fake one.
It stays unclear for how lengthy the page was dwell or how a lot money it managed to raise.
However, a spokesperson for GoFundMe revealed that they have been in a position to shut down the page rapidly earlier than a great amount might be raised.
It was additional talked about that they flagged down the fundraising page after figuring out that neither Amber Heard nor her authorized workforce had created it.
The platform added that they’ll preserve to look for such varieties of pages and act accordingly.
Heard’s lawyer, Elaine Bredehoft has stated that the actress couldn’t afford to pay the quantity of the judgment however she wouldn’t create a GoFundMe page for it.
Bredehoft has additional claimed that they might attraction the jury’s verdict.