Online Research Resources
The power to understand what is going on around you exists at your fingertips, you have only to seek. Be wary though, the truth can be shocking.
Open Source Data
An invaluable resource for journalists and researchers, Open Corporates can help identify corporate relationships you won’t hear about in the news and popular media. Open Corporates is a free service so sign up today!
Follow the money
Follow The Money may have a liberal slant. Despite that, their data is highly useful in identifying the flow of cash through liberal and conservative politicians alike.
Ever wondered how all these data leaks are discovered? Introducing Greyhat Warfare, an invaluable resource that helped us find almost all of the state of Georgia Voter Rolls after the state took our $ and failed to deliver them to us.
US Agency for Global Media
The Department of Justice requires Federal agencies to provide the public with quarterly and annual reports concerning the management and operation of their Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) programs.
Follow the money
So who abused the Paycheck Protection Program data? Small Business Administration datasets for the most up to date resources has all the answers as well as a whole lot more.
See all the connections for the people you allow to control your world. Little Sis is “a grassroots watchdog network connecting the dots between the world’s most powerful people and organizations.”
National Whistleblower Center
Whistleblowers.org provides legal assistance, education and information for anyone with information about corruption or fraud at both government and private levels.
IRS Whistleblower Form 211
Is that non-profit 501(c)3 university getting billions of dollars but not operating in a non-biased, non-political manner? Use this form and submit a tip to the IRS and you might get paid!
IRS Whistleblower Office
The IRS Whistleblower Office pays monetary awards to eligible individuals whose information is used by the IRS. The award percentage depends on several factors, but generally falls between 15 and 30 percent of the proceeds collected and attributable to the whistleblower’s information.
Dept. of Justice Fraud Reporting
Maybe they’re still working, maybe not. Either way, if you see fraud the DOJ has helpful links to report to the appropriate agencies via this page.