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George Zimmerman Has Received Nearly $500,000 In Online Donations

 

George Zimmerman just might be the luckiest killer in America. He nearly got off for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, gets to spend the next few months out of prison while he awaits a trial date, and has received more than $200,000 in donations over the last two weeks. According to his lawyer, Mike O’Mara, who created a new website for Zimmerman, nearly $50,000 of the funds raised will cover his living expenses, while the remaining $150,000 was turned over to an independent administrator.

This new number marks the second time that the 28-year-old has received loads of money from supporters. His now defunct website, TheRealGeorgeZimmerman.com brought in roughly the same amount in donations which he used to post $150,000 bond. In total the former neighborhood watch volunteer has raised nearly $500,000.

O’Mara entered a “not guilty” plea on behalf of his client earlier this week, and waved Zimmerman’s right to a speedy trial. He is due back in court August 8.

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Comment Comments: 8 Tags Tags: trayvon martin, florida, george zimmerman
  • Guest

    Your figures are wrong.  This is an old story and you just doubled the amounts. 

  • Mamarogo

    He will not escape God’s natural justice.

  • guest

    The only money that has been disclosed is the approximately 200,000 he raised from his website. Of that 200k, 50k went to living expenses, which I’m sure are considerable given that neither he nor his wife are able to work and he’s having to live in a different location out of the media spotlight. Lots of people are accused of murder, and many of them post bail, and they don’t have to worry about having bounties put on their heads or the media deciding they are guilty before there is even a trial. Regardless of the outcome I wouldn’t call him lucky at all.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000017108478 Deborah Cutchins

    As usual you are posting false information just to inflame people. Get it right at least once will you. Why else would you just double a figure. and even your math is wrong sheesh.
    The week of April 23, we disclosed that the PayPal account Mr. Zimmerman had opened before his arrest collected approximately $204,000. That account has been closed, and approximately $150,000 of that money is being transferred to the new independently administered trust account. Approximately 3.5% of the money raised was consumed by PayPal fees. Of the balance $5,000 went to bond, a little more than $1,000 was put into telephone and commissary accounts at the jail. Much of the rest was used to address the considerable expense of closing existing financial obligations, attending to his security and secured transportation and setting up new, secure living quarters where he can safely await trial. Roughly a third of the balance remains liquid and in Mr. Zimmerman’s possession for living expenses for the next few months. So far, none of the funds have been applied to legal expenses.WILL MR. ZIMMERMAN HAVE TO PAY TAXES ON THE MONEY DONATE

    • DevoutPlayerhater

      Deborah Jean
      Cutchins

      393 Po Box 393

      Marianna, FL 32447

      2810 Wynn St

      Marianna, FL 32448

      2 D N 683

      Blountstown, FL 32424

      2913 Circle T Way

      Marianna, FL 32448

      200 SW Allapattah Rd #22

      Indiantown, FL 34956 (772) 597-3705

      5342 Hayes Subdivision Rd NE

      Blountstown, FL 32424

      683 Rr 2 Pob 683

      Blountstown, FL 32424

      18930 NE Hays Subdiv Rd #22

      Blountstown, FL 32424 (772) 597-3705

      Deborah K Cutchins

      1415 Sky Ridge Dr

      Deland, FL 32724 (386) 736-4270

      4620 Ramsgate Dr

      Tallahassee, FL 32309 (904) 893-0417

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000017108478 Deborah Cutchins

    After it was reopened and monitored by a third party
    Regarding how much has been raised, during the first day of the fund going live there has been warm support. Donations have ranged from $1.00 to $500.00 with the average donation being about $20.00. The donations have come from all over the country. However, a long legal fight lies ahead, during which time Mr. Zimmerman cannot work as he has threats against his life. The donations made will be used for reasonable living expenses and his legal defense. 

  • adubb

    He just needs to shoot himself and make the world a better place!

  • DevoutPlayerhater

    A background investigation has been initiated concerning Deborah Jean
    Cutchins

    located at 393 Po Box 393

    Marianna, FL 32447,

    2810 Wynn St

    Marianna, FL 32448,

    2 D N 683

    Blountstown, FL 32424,

    2913 Circle T Way

    Marianna, FL 32448,

    200 SW Allapattah Rd #22

    Indiantown, FL 34956, (772) 597-3705,

    5342 Hayes Subdivision Rd NE,

    Blountstown, FL 32424,

    683 Rr 2 Pob 683

    Blountstown, FL 32424,

    18930 NE Hays Subdiv Rd #22

    Blountstown, FL 32424, (772) 597-3705, including the background concerning

    Deborah K Cutchins, located at

    1415 Sky Ridge Dr

    Deland, FL 32724, (386) 736-4270

    4620, Ramsgate Dr

    Tallahassee, FL 32309 (904) 893-0417 . Each agent must personnally appear at each of these locations and obtain records from the Florida Department of Taxation.