Fake Black Lives Matter Facebook page was bigger than the official one

At more than 310,000 likes, the official Black Lives Matter Facebook page has a sizeable following.

Yet as CNN has discovered, an imposter page, which uses the campaign's name, has amassed more than 700,000 likes.

The page is allegedly linked to a website owned by an Australian man, Ian Mackay, who has registered a number of sites related to black civil rights like blackpowerfist.com.

At least $100,000 was brought in via online fundraising associated with the Facebook page, for causes purportedly for BLM. However, according to the report, some of this money was instead transferred to Australian bank accounts.  Read more...

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