The same happened to the ‘Bosnian Pyramids’ archaeological site. As soon as Semir (Sam) Osmangic released to the public his discoveries, those who kept us in dark for ages attacked him with ridicule and started spreading disinformation.
Of course, part of the donations pay for servers and employees, but still…Do money corrupt? Definitely!
The ‘See also’ category on Wikipedia contains some very offensive links, stating once again that the Bosnian Pyramids are nothing more than a hoax: