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Black Lives Matter Demonstration Coordinator Accused of Fraud by Police Regarding Missing Money

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A fundraising associated with the Black Lives Matter movement has led to charges of fraud against one of the organizers of the rally that resulted in the destruction of Edward Colston’s statue.

Following an inquiry into a fundraising page linked to the BLM movement, Xahra Saleem, 22, will appear before Bristol magistrates in January charged with two counts of fraud by abuse of position of trust.

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It comes after a protracted Avon and Somerset Police fraud inquiry into money that was purportedly lost from a crowdfunder that was first set up for the demo on June 7 in 2020. According to reports, money vanished from the BristBLM for Changing Your Mindset GoFundMe campaign, which was run by a youth organization in St. Paul’s.

The second count pertains to a crowdsourcing website called Bristol Protestors Legal Fees, which solicited funds for protesters who were being prosecuted for their involvement in the city’s protests.

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Avon and Somerset Police sent the following statement to Bristol World: “A woman is scheduled to appear in court at the beginning of next year after the Crown Prosecution Service authorized charges following a fraud investigation.

Black Lives Matter Demonstration Coordinator Accused of Fraud by Police Regarding Missing Money”East London native Xahra Saleem, 22, is accused of two charges of fraud by abuse of position. She is scheduled to appear before Bristol Magistrates Court on January 3, 2023.

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