Forensic News Roundup: May 2-8

May 12, 2021 10:01 am By

FEC drops the ball The Federal Election Commission abruptly brought an end to its investigation into Trump’s 2016 hush money payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels, despite its own Office of General Counsel finding that the Trump campaign “knowingly and willfully” violated campaign finance law. The six-member panel split along […]

Forensic News Roundup: April 25 – May 1

May 4, 2021 9:01 am By

Supreme Court The Supreme Court ruled in favor of an undocumented immigrant challenging his removal from the U.S. In the 6-3 decision, Justices Neil Gorsuch, Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, and Amy Coney Barrett decided the DOJ must provide immigrants it seeks to deport with a single document containing all information about […]

Giuliani Probe Expands, Ukrainian Ally Under Criminal Investigation

Former Ukrainian politician Andrii Artemenko received a secret payment in 2019 from a television station owned by Putin's closest ally in Ukraine. The FBI is now investigating the Giuliani ally.

April 30, 2021 1:18 pm By

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) probe of Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani has expanded to include Russia’s spy activities in the 2020 U.S. election, multiple sources tell Forensic News. The criminal investigation, which led to a dramatic raid of Giuliani’s home and office this week, has for months […]

Forensic News Roundup: Georgia’s voting law

April 8, 2021 8:27 am By

What is Georgia’s voting law? The new Georgia voting law is large and complicated, containing both voting restrictions and expansions. What does it actually do? Restrictions: Shorter window to request absentee ballot: Shrinks the window from 180 days to 78 days before Election Day. Later mailing of absentee ballots: Instead of […]

Forensic News Roundup: Gaetz under investigation, Trump probes advance

March 31, 2021 7:09 am By

Tracking Trump Trump investigations The Manhattan D.A.’s office interviewed the ex-daughter-in-law of Trump Organization CEO Allen Weissleberg and met with Michael Cohen for the eighth time last week. Jennifer Weisselberg told NBC News that she has turned over documents and spoken with investigators “multiple times.” Vance’s office has also recently sent new subpoenas to local […]

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