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Billion Dollar Delaware Corporation Wired “Gifts” To Shadowy Russian Executive

Why did a freelance recruiting platform send payments from the Ritz-Carlton Moscow?

October 27, 2021 3:31 pm Scott Stedman and Eric Levai

A billion-dollar recruiting firm incorporated in Delaware wired payments to a relative and business partner of a senior Russian government official in 2013 and 2014, Forensic News can reveal after a review of leaked banking documents.  Those documents, interviews with sources who worked for the company, and other business and […]

Trick or Truth Competition

October 25, 2021 1:49 pm Scott Stedman

A big congratulations to the winner, Paige Edwards. Paige cleverly utilized numerous Open Source Intelligence tricks to get the right answers. You can see Paige’s entire research process captured with the Stone research transparency software below: Our runner-up is Lupine Valjean who came in a close second and will receive […]

Forensic News Roundup: Redistricting

October 18, 2021 7:38 am Adrienne Cobb

Virginia Commission The newly-created Virginia Redistricting Commission, approved by voters during the 2020 election, failed to approve final district maps after members walked out to prevent a quorum. Instead of the legislature drawing district boundaries, the commission shares power evenly between eight Republicans and eight Democrats. There is no tie-breaking […]

Forensic News Roundup: Audits and Redistricting

September 28, 2021 8:06 am Adrienne Cobb

Republican Audits Arizona “Audit” After months of delay, the Arizona ‘fraudit’ conducted by the Cyber Ninjas has finally concluded with the release of a “draft” report finding that Biden, in fact, won Maricopa County – by a larger margin than the official count. The final tally, according to Cyber Ninjas’ opaque […]

Nonprofits Decry Texas Abortion Law but Quietly Funded it

Texans for Lawsuit Reform and the Texas Medical Association funded the sponsors of Texas bill SB 8, yet denounce the law.

September 9, 2021 11:05 am Adrienne Cobb

A novel approach to undermining Roe v. Wade created by Texas legislators went into effect last week, prohibiting abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy. Unlike all other so-called “heartbeat bills,” meant to ban abortions after electrical activity that sounds like a heartbeat is detected via ultrasound, Texas Senate Bill […]