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    WEBUILDTHEWALL INC

    WEBUILDTHEWALL INC

     

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    501(c)(4) organization

    Donations are tax-deductible

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    7940 FRONT BEACH ROAD STE 1042
    PANAMA CITY BEACH FL 32407-4817


    PANAMA CITY BEACH FL | IRS ruling year: 2019 | EIN: 83-3040627  

     

    Organization Mission

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    Rating Information

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    Ratings are calculated from one or more beacon scores. Currently, we require either an Accountability & Finance beacon or an Impact & Results beacon to be eligible for a Charity Navigator rating. Note: The absence of a rating does not indicate a positive or negative assessment; it only indicates that we have not yet evaluated this organization.

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    Beacon Weights  
    Historical Ratings  
    alert icon Proceed with Increased Caution - Confirmed Fraud

    On April 22, 2022, The Northwest Florida Daily News reported on improper conduct confirmed through a legal proceeding to have taken place at WEBUILDTHEWALL INC in an article titled, "'What I was doing was wrong': Kolfage pleads guilty to fraud, could face over 5 years in prison." For more information regarding this matter, please see The Northwest Florida Daily News article.

    • On September 2, 2020, The Texas Tribune published an article titled "Privately built border wall will fail, engineering report says." For more information, please see The Texas Tribune article
    • On May 7, 2021, The Northwest Florida Daily News published an article titled "Miramar Beach wounded warrior Brian Kolfage disputes federal tax fraud indictment." For more information, please see The Northwest Florida Daily News article
    • On June 1, 2019, AZCentral published an article titled "As construction on private border wall resumes in New Mexico, group is under investigation." For more information, please see AZCentral article
    • On June 12, 2019, Time published an article titled "With GoFundMe Money, They Built a Border Wall in New Mexico. U.S. Officials Say It's Causing Them Problems." For more information, please see Time article
    • On August 6, 2019, Buzzfeed News published an article titled "The Group That Built A Privately Funded Border Wall Is Under Criminal Investigation." For more information, please see Buzzfeed News article
    • On August 20, 2020, NBC News published an article titled "Ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon arrested on charges of defrauding donors to 'Build the Wall' campaign." For more information, please see NBC News article
    • On August 31, 2020, CNBC published an article titled "Former Trump aide Steve Bannon ‘border wall’ fraud trial set for May 2021." For more information, please see CNBC article
    • On October 9, 2020, The Northwest Florida Daily News published an article titled "Wounded Florida veteran Kolfage planning lawsuit against Postal Inspection Service." For more information, please see The Northwest Florida Daily News article
    • On October 27, 2020, The Kansas City Star published an article titled "Kobach looks to pay himself from We Build the Wall bank accounts; prosecutors say no." For more information, please see The Kansas City Star article
    • On November 1, 2020, The Northwest Florida Daily News published an article titled "More people could be charged in fraud case against local wounded warrior." For more information, please see The Northwest Florida Daily News article
    • On December 2, 2020, he Northwest Florida Daily News published an article titled "South Walton wounded warrior's private border wall initiative We Build The Wall sputtering." For more information, please see he Northwest Florida Daily News article
    • On December 14, 2020, The Kansas City Star published an article titled "In second loss for Kobach Monday, judge says he can’t get paid by We Build the Wall." For more information, please see The Kansas City Star article
    • On February 3, 2021, NBC News published an article titled "Manhattan district attorney investigating Steve Bannon, says senior law enforcement official." For more information, please see NBC News article
    • On May 11, 2021, The Northwest Florida Daily News published an article titled "Judge denies Brian Kolfage's request to tap We Build the Wall accounts to pay his lawyers." For more information, please see The Northwest Florida Daily News article
    • On May 23, 2021, The Northwest Florida Daily News published an article titled "Brian Kolfage trial for fraud conspiracy, money laundering moved from May to November." For more information, please see The Northwest Florida Daily News article
    • On July 17, 2021, The Northwest Florida Daily News published an article titled "Wounded warrior Brian Kolfage to plead not guilty to latest federal tax charge." For more information, please see The Northwest Florida Daily News article
    • On September 10, 2021, The Northwest Florida Daily News published an article titled "Brian Kolfage's legal situation gets more tangled as lawyers withdraw from Texas case." For more information, please see The Northwest Florida Daily News article
    • On March 22, 2022, Yahoo News published an article titled "Will 'We Build the Wall' co-defendant get separate trial in fraud case? Here's what we know.." For more information, please see Yahoo News article
    • On April 1, 2022, Northwest Florida Daily News published an article titled "Plea deal may be developing in 'We Build the Wall' fraud, money laundering and tax cases." For more information, please see Northwest Florida Daily News article
    • On May 24, 2022, Yahoo News published an article titled "Steve Bannon associate on trial for ‘We Build the Wall’ charity scam." For more information, please see Yahoo News article
    • On June 7, 2022, The New York Times published an article titled "Juror’s ‘Political Bias’ Prompts Mistrial in ‘Build the Wall’ Case." For more information, please see The New York Times article
    • On September 7, 2022, The New York Times published an article titled "Bannon to Surrender to New York Authorities to Face Sealed Indictment." For more information, please see The New York Times article
    • On September 8, 2022, The New York Times published an article titled "Bannon Pleads Not Guilty to New York Charges in Wall Case." For more information, please see The New York Times article
    • On September 8, 2022, USA Today published an article titled "Trump adviser Steve Bannon pleads not guilty in N.Y. on charges related to border wall fund." For more information, please see USA Today article
    • On September 9, 2022, The Washington Post published an article titled "Kansas ex-sec. of state resigns from 'We Build the Wall'." For more information, please see The Washington Post article
    • On October 28, 2022, The Spokesman-Review published an article titled "Man who helped run border wall charity convicted in retrial." For more information, please see The Spokesman-Review article
    • On April 26, 2023, The Associated Press published an article titled "We Build The Wall founder sentenced to 4 years in prison." For more information, please see The Associated Press article
    • On July 25, 2023, NBC News published an article titled "Man sentenced to 5 years in ‘We Build the Wall’ fraud case." For more information, please see NBC News article

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    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Impact & Results
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    Impact & Results

    WEBUILDTHEWALL INC cannot be evaluated by our Impact & Results methodology because it is not a 501(c)(3) IRS registered nonprofit

    Charity Navigator currently only evaluates nonprofits registered with the IRS as 501(c)(3) organizations. 501(c)(3) nonprofits are tax-exempt and eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions.

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