Eric Munchel/ Zip Tie Guy

Campaign Created by: Taylor

The funds from this campaign will be received by Taylor Lyneis.

Goal: USD $40,000
Raised: USD $ 17,915

On January 6th Eric Munchel, aka “zip tie guy”, and his mother traveled to our Nation's Capitol to stand with millions of patriots to use their constitutional rights and voice their concerns about the 2020 election. Eric is not proud of what happened but he isn't ashamed of who he is. He is not allowed to talk to his mother and they have not seen each other since the event. Currently, it has been two years. Eric and his mother face up to 8 years in federal prison for walking through an opened door and invited into the Capitol by police as seen on his body cam footage. Not once did Eric ever attack, injure, or insult a police officer or damage any property. He simply wanted to ask questions and get the answers that America has been asking.  No matter what your thoughts are on what happened, or your political views, this is not justice! With the cards stacked against Eric and his mother, he is in for the fight of his life. 

After turning himself in on January 10th, Eric lost everything. All credit cards and bank accounts were canceled and closed, he was evicted from his home, and banned from all public forums.  All of his life savings went to paying bills and commissary during his 3 month stay in the DC Gulag. Recently, the Lord has opened up doors for Eric providing him with legal representation.  With this recent turn of events, Eric will now be represented by appropriate lawyers who want to fight for his freedom.  However, as exciting as this is, Eric now faces the cost of paying for his new attorney.  

We are aware that times are tough right now and every dollar counts, but we greatly appreciate the support we can get in this fight for justice.  At the end of the day, Eric has surrendered financial and legal aspects to the Lord and know He is in control and will provide Eric with what he needs to be able to glorify the Lord.  We greatly appreciate your support as we fight for justice! God bless you and God bless America!


Thank You
December 23, 2022
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On behalf of Eric, I would like to thank every single individual for their generosity.  It has truly been a humbling experience to be surrounded by so many people who are praying over Eric and sending words of encouragement.  These last few days have been overwhelming to see countless people donate to support Eric financially as we lead up to the trial.  The selflessness of everyone above has left us speechless. 

We have been overwhelmed with the support he has received and to know that he has so many people in his corner means more than words can express.  Although Eric has a long road ahead, knowing that he has this many people supporting him means everything. We continue to give God the glory for all He has done and what He will continue to do throughout this next season. 

We pray you have an amazing holiday season with the ones you love! God bless! 

Trial Date Set
December 3, 2022
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Thank you to those who have been praying and donating to support Eric during this time.  It has been a long road to get to this point, but as of today we finally have a trial date set for April 11th.  As overwhelming with emotions as this is, it also lights a fire under us to make sure we can raise the funds needed to pay for his (officially) new legal representation.  We are both thankful for his new attorney, however, payment is needed prior to the trial date.  Without payment, he could face being represented by yet another public defender, a month prior to the trial.  If this were the case, the the public defender that would be appointed to him last minute would know little to nothing before this life altering trial.  

Eric is deeply grateful for all who have sent scripture, prayed over him, and donated to his campaign to help us as we walk into this new chapter leading up to his trial.  He knows that it is only because of this prayer that he is now able to speak to his mother on the phone once a week. 


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