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A Lobbyist At The Trump Tower Meeting Received Half A Million Dollars In Suspicious Payments

A bank flagged transactions, including large cash deposits, made before and after Rinat Akhmetshin attended the 2016 Trump Tower meeting.

Emma Loop 8 months ago

Current And Former Chicago Police Officers Are Spewing Racist Hate On A Facebook Page

Posts on the page, which features scores of current and former Chicago police officers, have gone far beyond boosterism. Some posts encourage police to abuse suspects.

Melissa Segura 11 months ago

Black Voters Are Underrepresented In This Year’s Biggest House Races

In nine of the closest House races, less than 2% of voting-age citizens are black.

John Templon One year ago

Two Chinese Skating Judges Have Been Suspended For Favoring Their Country's Skaters

The judges were named in a recent BuzzFeed News investigation.

John Templon One year ago

Figure Skating Just Changed Its Rules To Fight Judges' National Bias

The rules follow a BuzzFeed News Investigation that showed judges frequently up-score skaters from their own country.

Rosalind Adams One year ago

There’s A “Tsunami” Of Corruption Inside Tennis, Review Finds

The review vindicates a BuzzFeed News/BBC investigation that exposed match-fixing in tennis — and the sport’s failure to stamp it out.

John Templon One year ago

Robert Mueller Is Asking About This Little-Known Chapter Of Michael Cohen’s New York Life

The raid on President Trump’s personal lawyer may have involved a surprising period in Cohen’s life. The special counsel has been asking questions about it and the controversial businesspeople who were his partners at the time.

Anthony Cormier One year ago

How Figure Skating Judges May Have Shaped The Olympic Podium

An analysis by BuzzFeed News shows that judges displayed a strong preference for skaters from the same country at the 2018 Winter Olympics, and that it may have made a difference in a gold medal finish.

John Templon One year ago

Past Scores Reveal Stark Split In Ice Dance Judging

The rivalry between Canada and France dominates the sport — both on the ice and in the judge’s box, where judges view their home-country skaters in widely divergent ways. As other judges choose sides, will that split determine who goes home with the gold?

John Templon One year ago

Top-Level Figure Skating Judges Consistently Favor Skaters From Their Home Countries. Now Many Of Those Judges Are At The Olympics.

At the top levels of the sport, judges give higher marks to figure skaters from their own countries, a BuzzFeed News data analysis has shown — in some cases, affecting the final results. And 16 of the judges who most consistently gave a boost to their own country’s skaters will be in Pyeongchang this week, deciding the course of Olympic history.

John Templon One year ago

More Than A Quarter Of Trump's Overseas Partners Have Tangled With The Law

Donald Trump promised voters that in office, he would work with only the “best people.” But an analysis of his international real estate deals shows that in business, he chose to work with a remarkable number of partners who have been investigated, charged, or convicted of crimes.

John Templon One year ago

How To Launder Billions In 5 Easy Steps

The new game Kleptocrat lets you see if you could plunder a country and get away with it.

John Templon 2 years ago

Tennis Authorities Say Three Wimbledon Matches Aroused Suspicions

Official concerns about tennis's most famous tournament are rare.

John Templon 2 years ago

Michael Cohen Pitched Investors For A Powerful Ukrainian Oligarch’s Company

The oligarch has been investigated for money laundering and the FBI has tied three of his employees to the Russian mob. When he and his partner wanted to build an ethanol factory, their company sought help from Michael Cohen, now the president’s personal attorney.

Anthony Cormier 2 years ago

Trump’s Longtime Lawyer Is Defending Russia’s Biggest Bank

Marc E. Kasowitz, who has represented Donald Trump for more than 15 years, was recently named a lead attorney in a federal civil lawsuit against Sberbank, which is majority-owned by the Russian government.

Anthony Cormier 2 years ago

A Shocking Claim About Trump's Inaugural Speech Turns Out To Be Baloney

A blogger said Donald Trump lifted two paragraphs of his speech from Articoolo’s website. Articoolo promoted the claim. The truth was entirely different — and in some ways, even weirder.

John Templon 2 years ago

Help Us Map TrumpWorld

We logged more than 1,500 people and organizations connected to the incoming administration. Now we want your help to understand them and to add more.

John Templon 2 years ago

Suspicious Tennis Matches Up 20% Last Year

In its first annual report, the Tennis Integrity Unit revealed that it received alerts about suspicious betting on 292 matches in 2016.

John Templon 2 years ago

34 Detained In Spanish Match-Fixing Investigation

The group, which includes six current players, is said to have tried to fix 17 matches.

John Templon 2 years ago

This Chart Shows Philadelphia Black Voters Stayed Home, Costing Clinton

A shift in Philadelphia voter turnout, which broke along racial lines, appears to have cost Hillary Clinton almost 35,000 votes.

John Templon 2 years ago