$350K is Small Potatoes Compared to the Bankster $26 Trillion Bailout of 2008-Where’s the Media?
“26 TRILLION Dollars In Bank Bailouts! That’s Not Including TARP!” Alan Grayson
My Comment: Now you know why the Media was so determined to take him down with really bad press during his divorce-he was exposing Bankster crimes & Fraud and they are the Rothschild Banks who control what goes into our Media through their hack Rupert Murdoch. BTW the taxpayers paid yet got almost no bailout-maybe 1% with their own money. Not surprisingly youtube has censored this video.
The luxury lifestyle of triple-amputee Iraq vet and his TikTok star wife who ‘bought boats, an SUV, jewelry and plastic surgery with $350,000 that was stolen from We Build The Wall donations’
- Brian Kolfage, 38, is the main beneficiary of the alleged scheme involving Steve Bannon and two others
- He took $20,000-a-month for running the We Build The Wall private effort , according to prosecutors
- Kolfage is a triple amputee, Purple Heart veteran who lost an arm and two legs in Iraq in 2004
- He and his wife Ashley married in 2011 after he returned from Iraq; she was working as a Chilli’s waitress
- She is now a ‘model’ with 300,000 followers on TikTok and he is an avid Trump supporter and activist
- She enthusiastically posts videos of their life on the Florida panhandle on her TikTok account
- The pair spend most of their time on their boat, with their children, or in their home which is in golf community in Miramar Beach
- Prosecutors say Kolfage took $350,000 from the GoFundMe which he launched in December 2018
- They say he spent the money on a golf cart, SUV, boat payments and ‘cosmetic surgery’
- Steve Bannon, Timothy Shea and Andrew Badolato have also been charged and all face 40 years in prison
- Prosecutors say they lied to donors who gave more than $25million to the account by claiming the would not take any money for themselves
PUBLISHED: 17:09 BST, 20 August 2020 | UPDATED: 22:05 BST, 20 August 2020
The Purple Heart triple amputee Iraq veteran charged along with Steve Bannon and two others with stealing money from the We Build The Wall GoFundMe account spent $350,000 on boats, an SUV, plastic surgery, jewelry, home renovations and credit card debt, prosecutors claim.
Prosecutors allege that Brian Kolfage, a triple amputee and celebrated war veteran, was the main beneficiary of the scheme.
It was inundated with donations from Republicans and had collected more than $20million by December that year. GoFundMe became suspicious of where the money was going and warned Kolfage to donate it to a legitimate charity or refund everyone who’d given to it.
That is when, prosecutors say, Bannon, Timothy Shea and Andrew Badolato got involved. They used shell companies and a not-for-profit formed by Bannon to launder the money back to Kolfage and keep some for themselves, it’s claimed.
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Kolfage launched the private wall effort in December 2018. He took it off GoFundMe recently because, he claimed, the company was not allowing him to fundraise for victims of assaults by BLM protesters+19
Bannon and Kolfage are pictured in a video on the We Build The Wall website
The fund would pay the shell companies, then they would deposit the money back into accounts held by Kolfage or his wife, marking the transactions down as for ‘media’, ‘consulting’ or ‘social media’, it is alleged.
Despite claiming on the GoFundMe that he’d ‘never take a penny’ from the donations, the indictment alleges that Kolfage took a $20,000-a-month salary from it in addition to a one-off, $100,000 payment. In total, he took $350,000, it’s claimed.
Bannon allegedly took $1million from it – some of which he used to pay Kolfage, but some he allegedly kept and spent on hotels, travel and credit card debt.
While Bannon is the most recognizable name in the indictment, Kolfage, 38, and his wife Ashley, 33, spent the money most enthusiastically.
The pair live with their two children in a $290,000 home in Miramar, on the Florida panhandle.
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Ashley is active on Instagram and TikTok, where she shows off their weekends on boats and driving the golf cart prosecutors claim was paid for with the stolen donation money.
Once he’d been fitted with prosthetics, he moved to Arizona which is where he reconnected with Ashley -then a waitress at Chilli’s – having met her years earlier.
The pair married in 2011 and welcomed two children years later.
He lived quietly as a war hero until Trump entered the political world. Then, he became an activist.
In December 2018, he launched the GoFundMe, saying at the time he’d grown sick of ‘too many illegals . . . taking advantage of the United States taxpayers’ and the ‘political games from both parties’.