Viral crowdfunding campaign for border wall under criminal investigation

Legal troubles continue to plague the viral crowdfunding campaign We Build the Wall (WBTW). The organization is now under criminal investigation in Florida, where it is registered as a 501(c)(4) nonprofit. As first reported by DCReport, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed there is a criminal investigation into the organization. The department oversees Florida charities. It is not clear what precipitated the investigation. WBTW founder and president Brian Kolfage Jr. denied that the organization was subject to a criminal inquiry to both DC Report and BuzzFeed News. Kolfage did not respond to follow-up inquiries from the two pointing out that Florida officials had confirmed the investigation in writing. On Twitter, he implied that the BuzzFeed story was …