* PayPal prevents New Hampshire Recount


Richard Moore


Paypal Freezes New Hampshire Recount Funds
Deadline missed as Granny Warriors' account is locked down
Paul Joseph Watson
Prison Planet
Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Paypal has frozen the fundraising account of the Granny Warriors, a Ron Paul 
supporters group who had been pushing for a recount in New Hampshire, causing a 
3pm Tuesday deadline to be missed and the application rejected for lack of 

The Granny Warriors had raised the necessary $55,600 deposit for the recount but
at the last minute before it was transferred to the New Hampshire Secretary of 
State, Paypal blocked access to the funds.

No explanation has been forthcoming from Paypal as to why the corporation froze 
the account.

"Emergency efforts by our folks on the scene in New Hampshire to push the 
recount through the Secretary¹s office were not successful and a lot of 
frustration has been expressed on both sides as a result," writes a recount 
volunteer on the RonPaulWarRoom website.

"The problem was not with the Secretary of State for New Hampshire, it was with 
PayPal. I understand that the matter may remain unresolved and a recount may 
still be possible. I am hoping for additional information early Wednesday, 
January 16th."

However, The strict 3pm deadline for funds to be transferred imposed by 
Secretary of State William M. Gardner doesn't seem to be in accordance with the 
law, as Dennis Kucinich's Attorney Manny Krasner pointed out, only a written 
guarantee of payment is required to secure a recount.

On the Democrat side, Kucinich did transfer the funds in time for a recount and 
this will start today.

Volunteers are encouraging people to contact Paypal via 
https://investor.shareholder.com/paypal/contactus.cfm and voice their 



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