Crowd-funding campaigns pop-up to buy alleged Rob Ford tape

I can´t believe they did that ! And they raised more than 200k US$ !!! LOL ! 😛

Global News

TORONTO – The U.S.-based website Gawkerhas launched a fundraising campaign “Rob Ford Crackstarter” through with the goal of raising $200,000 in an attempt to buy a video that allegedly shows Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking from a glass pipe.

The campaign has already raised $8,000 and “pledges to donate 100% of the proceeds to a Canadian non-profit institution that helps people suffering from drug addiction and its various consequences” if the campaign is unsuccessful.

U.S.-based website Gawker and The Toronto Star are both reporting that they have watched a video purportedly showing someone who looks like Ford smoking from a pipe with a group of men allegedly involved in the drug trade.

During a short press conference Friday the mayor called the allegations “ridiculous.”

Two Canadians have  also created a campaign through the crowd-funding website with the goal of raising $100,000 in their own attempt to buy the alleged video…

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