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Hunter Biden Sues
the IRS Over Tax Reveals
Sep 18, 2023 8:19 AM CDT
Hunter Biden Sues the IRS Over Tax Reveals
Complaint by president's son alleges 2 whistleblower agents violated his privacy
- Just days after Hunter Biden was indicted on federal firearms charges, the president's son is pushing back on separate allegations about his taxes with a lawsuit against the IRS. The AP reports that Biden filed his complaint Monday, accusing two whistleblower IRS agents, Gary Shapley and Joseph Ziegler, of...
in Biden Probe
May 25, 2023 7:26 AM CDT
IRS Whistleblower in Biden Probe Emerges From the Shadows
Gary Shapley tells CBS that DOJ 'slow-walked' probe into Hunter Biden's taxes
- News organizations have already determined that an investigation at the center of an IRS whistleblower's allegations involves President Biden's son. Now, we know the name of that whistleblower. In an exclusive interview with CBS News , Gary Shapley, a supervisory special agent with the IRS' criminal investigations arm, tells...
Attorneys: DOJ Made
'Retaliatory' Move in
Hunter Biden Case
May 17, 2023 8:52 AM CDT
Attorneys: DOJ Made 'Retaliatory' Move in Hunter Biden Case
Attorneys for IRS whistleblower say they've been taken off investigation into president's son
- An IRS whistleblower said to have eyebrow-raising information on a "sensitive" investigation into a "high-profile, controversial subject" that's been going on since 2018 now says they've been removed from that inquiry, as has their "entire investigative team." The subject in question: Hunter Biden, per...
of Florida's COVID
Apr 7, 2023 12:30 AM CDT
13-Year-Old Son of Florida's COVID Whistleblower Arrested
She says it's retaliation; police say he threatened to shoot up a school
- The 13-year-old son of Rebekah Jones, the Florida data scientist fired and allegedly harassed after she alleged the state was manipulating its COVID data and posted what she said were the state's "real" COVID numbers , has been arrested. Jones tweeted Wednesday, "My family is not safe. My...
Twitter Whistleblower Says
There Was Spy on Payroll
Sep 13, 2022 2:44 PM CDT
Twitter Whistleblower Says There Was Spy on Payroll
As shareholders approve Musk's April offer
- Twitter whistleblower Peter Zatko, the company's former security chief, told lawmakers Tuesday that the platform is extremely vulnerable to being exploited by foreign agents—and said he was told while working at Twitter that there was at least one Chinese spy on the company payroll. Zatko, a famous hacker...
Whistleblower: Twitter Has
'Egregious' Security Gaps
Aug 23, 2022 9:45 AM CDT
Whistleblower: Twitter Has 'Egregious' Security Gaps
Peiter 'Mudge' Zatko, former security chief for the social media platform, has filed a complaint
- Elon Musk has been trying to wriggle out of his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter, and two new reports from CNN and the
may help out the richest man in the world in those endeavors. Both outlets have seen a complaint filed by whistleblower Peiter Zatko, Twitter'...
We 'Sold People a Lie'
Jul 11, 2022 1:20 PM CDT
Uber Whistleblower: We 'Sold People a Lie'
Former chief lobbyist Mark MacGann says he wants to clear his conscience
- The man who leaked a huge quantity of Uber internal documents to the media has come forward, revealing that he was a key player in the company's aggressive efforts to establish itself in new countries. Mark MacGann, 52, was Uber's chief lobbyist in Europe in 2014 to 2015...
Whistleblower Reveals 18K
Secret Swiss Bank Accounts
Feb 21, 2022 10:25 AM CST
Whistleblower Reveals 18K Secret Swiss Bank Accounts
Credit Suisse did business with some nefarious characters
- The idea of not-so-upright characters stashing money in a Swiss bank account is a staple of Hollywood—and a large leak of account holders with the giant Credit Suisse suggests it's right on the money:
A whistleblower gave the German newspaper
data on more than
Moderator Sues TikTok Over
'Extreme' Videos She Watched
Dec 28, 2021 10:10 AM CST
Moderator Sues TikTok Over 'Extreme' Videos She Watched
Candie Frazier says she suffered psychological trauma over 'graphic' content she had to view
- As part of her job for Canadian tech company TELUS International, Candie Frazier sifted through videos for TikTok, serving as a third-party moderator to make sure the most disturbing content didn't stay online. Now Frazier is suing, with a complaint she hopes will go class action, accusing the social...
New Facebook Whistleblower
Supports Other's Testimony
Oct 22, 2021 3:35 PM CDT
New Facebook Whistleblower Supports Other's Testimony
Washington Post interviews former employee
- Another former Facebook employee has told the SEC that profit and growth are more important to the company than stopping misinformation and hate speech. The allegations by a former member of Facebook's Integrity team were made in a new affidavit for the Securities and Exchange Commission, which carries penalties...
Frances Haugen's Fight
Has a Billionaire Backer
Oct 21, 2021 6:37 AM CDT
Frances Haugen's Fight Has a Billionaire Backer
EBay founder Pierre Omidyar's organizations are giving financial support to Facebook whistleblower
- Frances Haugen's fight against Facebook is receiving funding from a billionaire: tech critic and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. Omidyar's global philanthropic organization Luminate gave $150,000 last year to nonprofit Whistleblower Aid, which is handling Haugen's legal representation , Politico reports. However, Whistleblower Aid is also seeking donations...
Oct 6, 2021 7:21 AM CDT
Zuckerberg Finally Speaks Out on Facebook Whistleblower
CEO posts lengthy memo defending company against scathing claims by Frances Haugen
- Amid what's been a tumultuous week for Facebook , Mark Zuckerberg took some time out Tuesday from sailing to address allegations by a whistleblower that have rocked the social media platform. "Many of the claims don't make any sense," the 37-year-old CEO said in a company memo...
SEC Complaints of Facebook
Oct 5, 2021 9:50 AM CDT
SEC Complaints of Facebook Whistleblower Revealed
In her claim, Frances Haugen cites document that says platform removes only 2% of hate speech
is sharing details of Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen's complaints to the Securities and Exchange Commission, including her claim that the social network stoked political division by steering conservative-leaning users toward conspiracy theories. One of at least eight complaints, titled "Facebook misled investors and the public...
Oct 4, 2021 12:58 AM CDT
Facebook Whistleblower Talks to
Frances Haugen reveals her identity
- The Facebook whistleblower revealed herself, as promised , Sunday night on CBS'
. Frances Haugen is the formerly anonymous ex-Facebook employee who filed complaints against the social media company with federal law enforcement agencies last month, and leaked private Facebook research to the
Wall Street Journal
resulting in a series...
Goes Public Sunday
Sep 30, 2021 2:26 PM CDT
Facebook Whistleblower Goes Public Sunday
Former employee will give interview to '60 Minutes'
- The public heat on Facebook might get turned up yet again on Sunday when a whistleblower goes public in a
interview. The former employee turned over internal documents to the SEC last month and will reveal her identity in an interview with Scott Pelley, reports CBS News . Some...
Leaker Who Got
Is Released Early
Jun 14, 2021 2:16 PM CDT
Leaker Who Got Record Sentence Is Released Early
Reality Winner moved to halfway house due to good behavior, lawyer says
- Reality Winner, the former intelligence contractor who received the longest-ever sentence for leaking government information to the media, has won early release from prison. Winner was 25 when she was arrested in July 2017 for leaking documents on Russian attempts to hack the 2016 election and has been behind bars...
Ready to Block
Over 1K Military
Jul 3, 2020 5:30 PM CDT
Senator: I'm Ready to Block Over 1K Military Promotions
Sen. Tammy Duckworth stands up for a key Trump whistleblower
- Sen. Tammy Duckworth is drawing the line. The Illinois Democrat announced Thursday she'll hold up over 1,100 military promotions unless the Pentagon promises it won't block the promotion of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who testified in in the House impeachment inquiry of President Trump,
New Influx of Whistleblower
Filings the 'Tip of the Iceberg'
in case you missed it
Jun 6, 2020 3:00 PM CDT
New Influx of Whistleblower Filings the 'Tip of the Iceberg'
Lawyers say uptick in complaints due to impact of COVID-19, people working from home
- While the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the economy, it's brought business to one particular group: lawyers for whistleblowers, who've been coming forward in increasing numbers since the pandemic hit. Per an SEC spokesman, the agency received 4,000 or so whistleblower complaints from the middle of...
In 3 Tweets, Trump Responds
to Whistleblower on
May 18, 2020 7:31 AM CDT
In 3 Tweets, Trump Responds to Whistleblower on
President isn't happy with 'disgruntled' Rick Bright, or with '60 Minutes' for airing Bright interview
- Vaccine expert Rick Bright, the former head of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority who was ousted by the Trump administration in April, testified on Capitol Hill on Thursday that if a cohesive national response isn't set up soon to address the coronavirus pandemic, things could get "...
Ousted Official Says Trump
Wanted to 'Flood' NY With Drug
May 5, 2020 5:17 PM CDT
Ousted Official Says Trump Wanted to 'Flood' NY With Drug
Rick Bright has filed a whistleblower complaint
- America's fight against the coronavirus has been hindered by incompetence and corruption, according to the ousted head of the government unit in charge of preparing for pandemics. Rick Bright, former director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, filed a whistleblower complaint Tuesday, alleging that he was demoted...
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