GoFundMe shuts down fundraising campaign for convicted rapist Courtney Lakay’s appeal

GoFundMe shuts down campaign for convicted rapist’s court appeal Courtney Lackay who was sentenced to jail for rape on Wednesday. Photo: Justin Rake.
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Courtney Lackay who was sentenced to jail for rape on Wednesday. Photo: Justin Rake.

Courtney Lackay who was sentenced to jail for rape on Wednesday. Photo: Justin Rake.

Courtney Lackay who was sentenced to jail for rape on Wednesday. Photo: Justin Rake.

Courtney Lackay who was sentenced to jail for rape on Wednesday. Photo: Justin Rake.

Courtney Lackay who was sentenced to jail for rape on Wednesday. Photo: Justin Rake.

TweetFacebookCrowdfunding website GoFundMe has shut down a fundraising campaign for convicted rapist Courtney Lakay’s appeal and has refunded donors.

By early Friday afternoon, the page had raised $1800 of its $20,000 goal toappeal the conviction of the prominent Waroona footballer who was jailed for rape on Wednesday.

GoFundMe communicationsmanager Rachel Hollis said the page was shut down because it violated the company policy.

“I wanted to share that the campaign has been closed as it violates our terms of service, and all donors have been refunded,” Ms Hollis said.

The GoFundMe link posted by Courtney Lakay’s brother Julian Lakay.

Courtney Lakay was found guilty ofsexually penetrating without consent a young woman he met in a nightclub and was sentenced to three years and nine monthsjail, when he appeared in the Perth District Court on February 28.

The online fundraising appealwas created by Lakay’s brother Julian Lakay, who said he would use the money to appeal the verdict.

“The verdict given by the jury two weeks ago is still a shock.We have 20 days to prepare and lodge an appeal,” he wrote in a social media post.

Lakay was made eligible for parole after serving one year and 10 months of his sentence.

Mandurah Mail

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