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Forensic News Roundup: Trump spreads Russian disinformation that his own DNI warned about

August 18, 2020 6:11 am By

Disinformation and the election Trump publicly pressured Attorney General Bill Barr and U.S. Attorney John Durham to release damaging information on Obama and Biden before the election. Durham was appointed by Barr to investigate the origins of the Russia probe. Barr himself has stated that “we are trying to get some things accomplished […]

OnlyFans Faces Allegations of Fraud, Theft

August 13, 2020 10:56 am By

As COVID-19 quarantines began around the globe, seasoned sex workers and amateurs alike were left floundering and looking for new ways to earn a living.  Many turned to a platform called OnlyFans, which allows content creators to sell nude pictures, videos, and homemade amateur pornographic films. Within months, OnlyFans exploded […]

Forensic News Roundup: Trump attempts to rule by fiat

August 10, 2020 7:40 am By

>>John Yoo returns<< Do you remember John Yoo? During the George W. Bush administration, Yoo worked in the DOJ’s Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) under Attorney General John Ashcroft. While there, he authored the so-called Torture Memos, which provided a legal rationale for the torture of detainees during the War on […]

Forensic News Roundup: Republicans under suspicion of receiving Kremlin-linked info

August 4, 2020 7:34 am By

Foreign interference Intelligence officials confirmed in recent days that foreign actors are actively seeking to compromise the private communications of “U.S. political campaigns, candidates and other political targets” while working to compromise the nation’s election infrastructure. Foreign entities are also aggressively spreading disinformation intended to sow voter confusion heading into the fall. […]

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