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GoFundMe freezes funds of Calgary man who says he was injured while on mountain biking trail

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The Calgary man who says his neck was sliced by barbed wire while riding on a popular mountain bike trail in West Bragg Creek has had his online fundraising campaign frozen amid complaints about his story.

Stelianos Psaroudakis had been asking for $8,000 (£6,179) in donations through GoFundMe, a popular crowdfunding website, but the campaign has now been suspended.

Rachel Hollis, a GoFundMe spokesperson, said Psaroudakis “removed the campaign” himself and the company has frozen any funds he has raised to date, pending further investigation.

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