Posted in Operation Underground Railroad

What is Utah’s Attorney General Smoking?

For additional articles covering O.U.R., please go to ACJ Investigates: Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Editor’s Note: Lynn Packer is an award-winning investigative reporter, legal consultant and…

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The Arrest of Earl Venton Buchanan

Founded on an elaborate scam to dupe donors and stolen valor, court records and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol reports leaves Tim Ballard’s “Origin Story”…

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Tim Ballard and Sean Reyes Unhinged

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Editor’s Note: Lynn Packer is an award-winning investigative reporter, legal consultant…

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O.U.R.’s Origin Myth

For additional articles covering OUR, please go to ACJ Investigates- Derailed: Operation Underground Railroad Editor’s Note: Lynn Packer is an award-winning investigative reporter, legal consultant…

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DFC: The Right-wing Obsession with Pedophilia and Human Trafficking

Without question, far-right extremism and white supremacy are deeply rooted in Christian fundamentalism and nestled snugly in mainstream conservative ideology.

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OUR’s Prized Propaganda Movie Embroiled in Controversy

Sound of Freedom is what some close to Tim Ballard describe as “a highly fictionalized account of his founding of Operation Underground Railroad”. Nearly four…

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American Airlines issues swift rebuke of Operation Underground Railroad’s bogus “partnership” claim with the airline

American Airlines issued a swift response to claims made by radical Q-Anon aligned Operation Underground Railroad and its founder, Tim Ballard, that the two had…

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Posted in Investigates Trafficked: The Great Human Trafficking Scam

Utah vs. Berthmann: The Charging Documents

Editor’s Note: For full transparency, the following documents are public records and were released and obtained through FOIA filings. We obtained the documents without redaction…

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13 Minutes: Coco Berthmann’s Cancer Fraudstream

On February 5, 2022, Coco Berthmann decided to have a livestream to share the news, her latest update with some grim, yet hopeful news

I can only describe it as disturbing, and the anatomy of a cancer scam, because that is exactly what this is. Berthmann doesn’t just briefly describe her condition and situation, but goes into explicit detail, showing a range of emotions.

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ACJ Obtains Livestream of Coco Berthmann Asking for Donations, Detailing Cancer Diagnosis

ACJ has obtained Coco Berthmann’s February 5, 2022, Instagram livestream from a follower who “knew something was off” and decided to hit record. In the 13-minute…

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