$204,000 in donations from his website. Bond was set for $150,000…you do the math.
However, the contributions were not disclosed during his bond hearing last week and his lawyer Mark O’Mara says he was only informed about the stash on Wednesday.
Assistant State Attorney Bernie de la Rionda Friday asked Judge Kenneth Lester Jr. to raise Zimmerman’s current $150,000 bond in light of the new revelations.
So the question becomes, who were his supporters? And do we need to support those that provided monetary contribution to Zimmerman’s plea?
O’Mara asked that the names of the donors requested by the judge be revealed only in the judge’s chambers to shield the hitherto anonymous Zimmerman donors from “ridicule and danger
George Zimmerman and his attorney have misled the court into believing that they were destitute and unable to pay inordinant legal fees. It is our hope that the judge will consider this act when rendering the ultimate verdict.
Circuit Court judge Kenneth Lester Jr said he wanted to scrutinize the account to learn more about who opened the site, who managed it and exactly how much money it contained.