Robert Faturechi

Robert Faturechi


Reporter @ProPublica robert.faturechi@propublica.org Signal/WhatsApp: 213-271-7217

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New: Georgia Senator David Perdue sold his home last year, in a private deal, to an official whose organization had business before his committee.

In the last year, @kylehopkinsAK 's journalism has resulted in a public service Pulitzer...and separately two attorneys general stepping down

BREAKING: @ProPublica  obtained a vast trove of tax return data for THOUSANDS of the nation’s wealthiest. An unprecedented look inside the financial lives of America’s elite - many pay little, sometimes nothing, in income taxes. More stories to come.

New: Leading Manhattan district attorney candidate, who just donated $8 million to her own campaign, paid virtually $0 in federal income tax in four recent years. Claimed child tax credit in two of those years...

NEW: The wealthy have exploited Roth IRAs - conceived as a retirement vehicle for the middle class - to amass huge fortunes tax free. Peter Thiel: $5 billion Alden Capital's Randall Smith: $252 million Buffett: $20 million Robert Mercer: $31 million

This @JustinElliott  @TribuneTrish  s @jamesBandlerory  is full of so many amazing details. i.e. Thiel bought Palantir shares before it went public to goose his Roth. Palantir gets a $99 million contract with the IRS to identify tax cheats.

NEW: How billionaire sports owners use their teams to avoid millions in taxes, and pay lower tax rates than: -their millionaire players -low paid stadium workers

NEW: How billionaire sports owners use their teams to avoid millions in taxes, and pay lower tax rates than: -their millionaire players -low paid stadium workers Latest in The Secret IRS Files series, from @JustinElliott , @emsimani  and me (THREAD)

6/ In a recent 5 year span, Steve Ballmer reported to the IRS that the Clippers - believed to be a frequently profitable business - lost $700 MILLION That allowed him to avoid about $140 million in taxes.

*Less than half* of nursing home staff in Florida (!) are even partially vaccinated.

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NEW: After assuring the public about the government's coronavirus preparedness, Senate Intel chair Richard Burr, in one day, sold off up to $1.6 million is stock. A week later, the market began its fall. His committee was receiving daily briefings.

A federal judge issued a restraining order blocking the city from releasing disciplinary records. The judge also barred the NY Civil Liberties Union from disclosing the data. @ProPublica  is not subject to the order. Here’s the data:

Turns out we missed a few transactions. It's up to *$1.7* million.

NEW: In an internal email last week, DOJ weakened its long-standing prohibition against interfering in elections. Federal authorities are now cleared to take public investigative steps when they suspect election fraud involving USPS/Defense employees.

I was texting with an old L.A. cop source. White, high-ranking, old school. His take on the Minneapolis Police Department shocked me...

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