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 […]

Forensic News Roundup: Trump Org CFO under pressure to flip on Trump

March 12, 2021 6:54 am By

Welcome to a special edition of Forensic News Roundup, focusing on the investigations and businesses of the former president. Trump investigations The Manhattan District Attorney’s office is scrutinizing the Trump Organization’s longtime chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, potentially indicating a strategy to pressure him into flipping on the Trump family. Investigators […]

Forensic News Roundup: Manchin signals openness to filibuster reform

March 9, 2021 6:45 am By

Executive actions and staffing The Biden administration announced it will reimpose sanctions on Israeli billionaire Dan Getler, reversing a last-minute decision by former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Getler was put on the sanctions list, under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, in 2017 for “opaque and corrupt mining deals” stemming from his […]

Banks Flagged OnlyFans Owner and His Businesses for Potential Money Laundering, Underage Activity

Banks flagged Leonid Radvinsky's businesses, warning that he may be laundering money and providing platforms to underage and/or coerced foreign sex-workers.

March 3, 2021 12:17 pm By

Before Leonid Radvinsky acquired the now uber-popular, sex worker-driven subscription company OnlyFans, banks flagged his businesses numerous times and warned that Radvinsky may be laundering money and providing platforms to “underage children, and other vulnerable individuals [who] might be forced to provide services.” Forensic News has acquired multiple Suspicious Activity […]

Forensic News Roundup: Parliamentarian rules and corruption news

March 1, 2021 8:13 am By

Covid relief package The Senate parliamentarian ruled on Thursday that the federal minimum wage cannot be increased through the budget reconciliation process, dealing a blow to Democrats’ hope of including the provision in the Covid-10 relief package. Due to Republican opposition, there is no way to pass a standalone bill to […]

US Authorities Probing Wirecard Zero-In on California Businessman

Emails and chat logs also suggest that former Trump Ambassador to Germany and Acting Director of National Intelligence Ric Grenell may have met Wirecard COO Jan Marsalek who has now allegedly fled to Russia.

February 11, 2021 1:08 pm By

A businessman charged with large-scale bank fraud appears to be a central figure in the international Wirecard investigation and was reported to Cypriot authorities in 2017 for alleged money laundering. Companies controlled by Hamid “Ray” Akhavan, were also repeatedly flagged in Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) in the U.S. and elsewhere […]

Forensic News Roundup: The filibuster returns

January 25, 2021 8:32 am By

The facts come out Former President Trump allegedly conspired with a Justice Department official to fire then-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen in order to force Georgia state lawmakers to overturn its presidential election results. The plan, developed earlier this month, involved sending a letter to Georgia officials, falsely saying that the […]

Translate »