Foreign Influence

Russian-linked company investing in Arizona has deeper ties to Russian mobsters than previously understood

August 27, 2019 4:54 am By

A Soviet-born businessman who is planning on investing millions in an aluminum plant in rural Arizona manages an active Panamanian company with two Russian-mafia figures who were arrested in 2014 for running a hundred million dollar gambling ring out of Trump Tower. Entrepreneur Jacob Gitman’s deal to invest in Arizona […]

Israeli Private Intelligence Firm Claimed Recruitment of Khashoggi Prior to Murder

August 22, 2019 10:27 am By

Wikistrat, a hybrid geopolitical analysis/intelligence gathering company connected to Saudi and Israeli leadership, claimed to have “recruited” slain Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi shortly before his murder, and approximately one year after the firm’s owner met with senior advisors to the Saudi government. Thousands of documents obtained exclusively by Forensic […]

Joseph Mifsud’s lawyer incorporated Delaware company days after Mifsud met Papadopoulos

August 21, 2019 2:02 pm By

Exclusively obtained corporate documents are shedding new light on Stephan Claus Roh, a Swiss-born international lawyer and the “money behind” Maltese professor Joseph Mifsud. Documents received from Delaware, Ireland, the UK, Switzerland, Cyprus, Russia and elsewhere illuminate Roh’s business ventures, including a previously unreported LLC incorporated in Delaware in March […]

Troll Watch: Make Iran Great Again

July 6, 2019 2:18 pm By

At first glance, the 4th of July, QAnon, and Iran might not seem to have much in common. This past week, a strange network on Twitter combining these three elements came to my attention.  Background Seyed Mohammad Hosseini is an Iranian game show host turned political refugee now living in […]


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