Counterprotesters Paid in Charlottesville? - FactCheck.org says NO!Quicklink submitted By molly cruz Permalink
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A headline on rednewshere.com reads, “BREAKING: Charlottesville Protesters Were Payed [sic] To Make CHAOS, Here’s The Evidence.
Crowds on Demand is a real company, founded iby UCLA graduate Adam Swart. The “protests and rallies” page on the company’s website says: “Whether your organization is lobbying to move forward a healthcare, financial or other social initiative, we can organize rallies and get media attention for your causes and candidates.”
Factcheck concluded: There was an ad, but it was for actors in Charlotte SC, not Charlottesville.
The CEO of Crowds on Demand, told FactCheck.org in an email that his company was “not involved in any capacity with the recent tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia.”