This Craig's List ad is the evidence provided. It allegedly appeared a week before the protest:
The problem with this, of course, is the ad is for Charlotte, NC, not Charlottesville, VA. The distance between the two, according to Google maps, is 272.1 miles, if you head north by taking I-85 and US 29.
But even if there was a similar ad in Charlottesville, the idea that you can hire people on the spot to act as provocateurs is a bit much. A billionaire that I am familiar with in the clothing sector (You would recognize the label.), once needed protesters for, let's put it this way, a "situation" in Washington D.C.
His law firm put an ad in Craig's List very similar to the one above, offering $120.00 a day. I was on the periphery of this thing and so when one of the lawyers involved met with the "protesters" to plan out the protest, I tagged a long. To a man (and they were almost all men who answered the ad), the thinking seemed to be the same: Hey, the money is good. I will yell out any crazy thing you want but if the police come, or things get otherwise heavy, I'm out of there.
With a week's notice, you are not going to be able to hire serious thugs through a Craig's List ad. The idea is preposterous. People answering the ad are looking for easy money, not to risk getting arrested or hit over the head for a cause they have no interest in.
The Anifa is coordinated enough and large enough, they don't need Craig's List mercenary-lites.