Category Archives: forensic fraud

Forensics: Fake provenance. Rare Cuneiform Tablet Bearing Portion of Epic of Gilgamesh Forfeited to United States

Rare Cuneiform Tablet Bearing Portion of Epic of Gilgamesh Forfeited to United States | OPA | Department of Justice — Read on http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/rare-cuneiform-tablet-bearing-portion-epic-gilgamesh-forfeited-united-states

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Forensics: Bite Mark Evidence: What You Should Know About This Debunked Science

Bite mark evidence has sent at least two dozen innocent people to prison. So why is this debunked forensic method still being used? — Read on innocenceproject.org/what-is-bite-mark-evidence-forensic-science/

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Forensics: Rudy Giuliani’s New York law license revoked

The former president calls NY “out of control.” “The seriousness of respondent’s uncontroverted misconduct cannot be overstated,” the judges wrote about Giuliani. — Read on http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/new-york-elections-government/ny-rudy-giuliani-law-license-suspended-20210624-d2y6famigfhtxhhv6li5holspi-story.html

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Forensics: How a Sharp-Eyed Scientist Became Biology’s Image Detective | The New Yorker

Using just her eyes and memory, Elisabeth Bik has single-handedly identified thousands of studies containing potentially doctored scientific images. — Read on http://www.newyorker.com/science/elements/how-a-sharp-eyed-scientist-became-biologys-image-detective

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Forensics: A demand to U of Texas to halt faculty from doing “illegal” dental ageing reports for US immigration cases. #junk#forensic#science

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Forensics: DC crime lab goes after lab auditor Bruce Budowle then says it never concealed findings

Defending itself against allegations of “fraudulent behavior” that led to the loss of its accreditation, D.C.’s embattled crime lab said it never deliberately concealed any information from its accrediting board. — Read on wtop.com/dc/2021/06/documents-dc-crime-lab-says-it-never-concealed-findings/

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Forensics: More on fraud in academia. Behind China’s ‘mind power’ egg scandal, where academic ghostwriters quote US$400 to get bogus science published | South China Morning Post

Writers advertising on e-commerce platforms say they can arrange for articles to be published in journals indexed on China’s largest research database — Read on amp.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/3133548/behind-chinas-mind-power-egg-scandal-where-academic

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Forensics: Fake police field testing. Bogus cocaine charge led to exoneration and now, a lawsuit against Buffalo

In a Buffalo News article in September, Morgan Eaton called his arrest in March 2020 a case study in driving while Black. — Read on buffalonews.com/content/tncms/live/

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Forensics: How junk “research” enters mainstream academia. External Qi – Science Integrity Digest

External Qi – Science Integrity Digest — Read on scienceintegritydigest.com/2019/05/24/external-qi/amp/

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Forensics: Talk about a political mess. DC leaders have mixed outlook after crime lab loses accreditation

D.C. leaders are reacting to word that the District’s crime lab is now fully unaccredited. While the mayor affirms the lab has appealed the decision, the future of lab operations is in question. — Read on wtop.com/dc/2021/05/dc-leaders-have-mixed-outlook-after-crime-lab-loses-accreditation/

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