2020 ELECTION/CAMPAIGN FINANCE/TRUMP CAMPAIGN: “Former President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign issued a staggering sum of $122.7 million in refunds to supporters in 2020, giving back nearly 11% of the money it raised…
Beginning last summer, the Trump campaign and the company that processed its online donations, WinRed, began to initiate the use of pre-checked recurring payment boxes while processing online offerings, Times analysis revealed.
According to the report, unless donors inspected the fine print of an online disclaimer and manually unchecked an opt-out box, the donor’s credit card would be charged weekly until Election Day arrived.”
-Tommy Beer, “Trump Campaign Reportedly Forced To Refund More Than $122 Million To Donors,” forbes.com, Apr. 3, 2021