Forensic News Roundup: Last-minute loyalists and rushed executions

January 20, 2021 9:36 am By

Legal dangers ahead The Manhattan district attorney’s office interviewed Michael Cohen for numerous hours on Thursday, focusing on Trump’s business dealings and relationship with Deutsche Bank. This is the second time that Cohen met with DA Vance’s prosecutors, who are looking to the Trump Organization for possible tax, bank, and insurance fraud, […]

Lincoln Project Founder Accused of Harassment, Grooming

John Weaver sent sexually suggestive messages to at least two dozen men and offered political connections while asking for sexual favors.

January 13, 2021 6:29 pm By

John Weaver, a former top aide to Senator John McCain, Governor John Kasich, and a co-founder of the anti-Trump group the Lincoln Project, sent sexually suggestive messages to at least 30 young men and in some cases, sent unsolicited pictures of his penis, flew political ambitious men to his location […]

Erik Prince’s Legal Jeopardy

January 5, 2021 12:45 pm By

Erik Prince, founder of Blackwater USA, and brother of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy Devos, has come under fire recently for potentially lying to Congress. On April 30, 2019, Representative Adam Schiff, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, sent a criminal referral letter to the Department of Justice […]

Forensic News Roundup: Federal execution spree

December 28, 2020 4:04 pm By

Transition sabotage and last-minute regs Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller allegedly ordered the Pentagon to halt cooperation with the Biden transition for the two holiday weeks, leaving just 20 planning days before Biden’s inauguration. Miller claimed the meeting cancellations were “mutually-agreed upon,” but Biden transition director Abraham contradicted him: “Let me be clear: […]

Forensic News Roundup: Russia hacks U.S. government, Trump silent.

December 15, 2020 9:26 am By

Russia Russian government hackers breached numerous U.S. agencies, including the Treasury, Commerce, and Homeland Security Departments, in a campaign that began as early as Spring 2020. CISA and the FBI are investigating, but officials say it is “too soon to tell how damaging the attacks were and how much material was lost.” […]

Mark Warner’s Connections to Spyware Firm NSO Group Revealed

December 14, 2020 2:38 pm By

U.S. Sen Mark Warner, the Ranking Member of the US Senate Intelligence Committee, has deep connections to a founder of the spyware company NSO Group according to corporate and government documents, open-source information, and sources who spoke to Forensic News, raising questions of a potential conflict of interest. As the […]

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