Obama’s foreign donor scandal: Could your reps be vulnerable?
The Government Accountability Institute has released the results of an extensive investigation into digital vulnerabilities which allow crooked campaigns like President Obama’s to accept donations from foreign nationals.
If any part of these accusations about Obama campaigns foreign financing are even remotely true, it's a disaster: http://t.co/6uMVdRb4
— Geoff Burr (@GeoffBurr) October 8, 2012
Obama doesn't require credit card CVV #'s (basic security against fraud) 4 online donations but does for merchandise sales. Hmm. Wonder why?
— L. North (@LadyLNorth) October 8, 2012
— Cuffé (@CuffyMeh) October 8, 2012
Buying a t-shirt on Obama's website? Please provide credit card security code. Want to donate money without that fuss? No prob, Mr. Qwerty!
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) October 8, 2012
GAI’s key findings include devastating information about the Obama campaign’s active online solicitations of foreign donations and seemingly deliberate refusal to implement industry standard levels of credit card security for donations.
» Key Findings | Campaign Funding Risks http://t.co/3AJP5b16
— RepublicSaver (@RepublicSaver) October 8, 2012
GAI discovered nearly half of Congress is currently vulnerable to fraudulent online donations. As a companion to its bombshell report, GAI has released an interactive tool to allow citizens to find out if their representatives are vulnerable to fraudulent and foreign donations.
Click the image to find out if your elected representatives are at risk.