This too happened.
Update: Now The Atlantic is talking about this. The call it ‘empathy gap‘
I do not know. Proof: I am not one. Prophecy: I will not be one.
But, I know that Colonel Reginald Edward Harry Dyer CB, who notoriously ordered firing at the crowd in Jallianwala Bagh in 1919, was presented with ~ $2 million (in today’s value) when he returned from India (contributions by public to a benefit started by Rudyard Kipling).