Paypal and GoFundMe banned a militia group that detained migrants at the US border
Saturday, 20 April 2019 Earlier this week, The New York Times reported that a right-wing militia group, the United Constitutional Patriots, operating in New Mexico was detaining migrants at gunpoint before turning them over to US officials. Now, Paypal and GoFundMe have banned the group from their services, according to Buzzfeed News.
The number of paramilitary groups has grown in the US over the last couple of years, and in that time, their members have been making trips to the US southern border, saying that they’re there to support US Border Patrol agents. Following the recent reports, New Mexico State Attorney General released a statement on Thursday, saying that “these individuals should not attempt to exercise authority reserved for law enforcement,”...
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Reuters reports the FBI has arrested Larry Hopkins in New Mexico.
Hopkins is a member of an armed group of U.S. citizens who have been stopping migrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.