EBT Fraud

Exclusive: New GAI Report on EBT Program’s Link To Terrorism and Fraud

Throughout the Great Recession, Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program enrollment skyrocketed— and for good reason. Millions of Americans were unemployed, state and local governments were cutting public services, and vulnerable citizens needed help meeting basic needs, such as the ability to adequately feed their families. SNAP, also known as “food stamps,” provided relief. GAI investigated the

Wilbur Ross

GAI Exclusive Report: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Conflicts of Interest

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was allowed by ethics officials to maintain investments and other ties to a group of shipping firms. Many of the these firms’ clients specialize in industries greatly impacted by the Commerce Department’s policies, particularly the implementation of tariffs still to be negotiated largely by Ross and the Commerce Department. The Government

America the Vulnerable

America The Vulnerable: The Problem of Duplicate Voting

GAI obtained voter roll data from 21 states, amounting to 17 percent of all possible state-to-state combinations. Despite significant data acquisition obstacles and an extremely conservative matching approach that sought only to identify two votes cast in the same legal name, GAI found 8,471 highly likely duplicate votes. We published our findings as a report

America the Vulnerable: Are Foreign and Fraudulent Online Contributions Influencing U.S. Elections? Taking Another Look.

The Government Accountability Institute published a new report entitled “America the Vulnerable: Are Foreign and Fraudulent Online Contributions Influencing U.S. Elections? Taking Another Look.” GAI’s report finds that while 91% of Republicans with active donate pages require the Card Verification Value (CVV) on their websites, fewer than 10% of Congressional Democrats require the additional layer

Follow The Money: How the Department of Justice funds progressive non-profits

A new investigation by the Government Accountability Institute details the flow of funds from consent decree settlements overseen by the Department of Justice into progressive non-profits engaged in political activity. GAI published its findings in a report entitled, “Follow The Money: How The Department of Justice Funds Progressive Activists.” The Government Accountability Institute conducted an

FROM RUSSIA WITH MONEY: Report raises questions about ‘Clinton Cash’ during ‘Russian Reset’

Key players in a main component of the reset — a Moscow-based, Silicon Valley-style campus for developing bio-medical, space, nuclear, and other information technology called “Skolkovo” — poured tens of millions of dollars into the Clinton Foundation, the report by journalist Peter Schweizer and the Government Accountability Institute shows. GAI published its findings as a

GAI Analysis into Clinton Email record shows surprising anomalies

The Governmengt Accountability Institute did research into the content of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails, and published our findings in a report entitled, “Secretary Clinton Email Analysis.” Research by the Government Accountability Institute shows that Secretary Clinton’s email record contains anomalous patterns in her email history. Among the findings are: The term “Rosatom,” the

GAI Report: “Presidential Meetings With Cabinet Secretaries”

Government Accountability Institute is pleased to release its new report, “Presidential Meetings With Cabinet Secretaries Since the Signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: March 23, 2010 – November 30, 2013.” Click here to download the report. The Government Accountability Institute (GAI) conducted an analysis of the Presidential Schedule, as released by the White House, to determine

Obama campaign blocks Chinese IP addresses from contributing to its campaign.

GAI REPORT: “Blocked: Chinese Government & Obama Campaign Quietly Block Access To Donations Webpage”

The Government Accountability Institute is pleased to announce the release of its follow-up report on foreign and fraudulent online campaign contributions: BLOCKED: Chinese Government & Obama Campaign Quietly Block Access To Donation Webpage.