Obama Donor Scandal – RedState.com test Obama.com security – Epic Fail

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First of two articles re-posted from -(emphasis mine)


It is rare that I do something where I feel the need to talk to lawyers first. But giving money to Barack Obama was one of those times.  I didn’t actually do it. I made up a name, made up a passport number, made up an address in Russia — hell I made everything up except my credit card number and expiration date.  Got that?

Everything was bull**** except the actual credit card number and expiration date. Everything.

  • Go try that with Target or Amazon or Apple or Mitt Romney’s campaign and see what happens. Here’s a hint: it’d get rejected.
  • When the zip code does not match, it would get rejected.
  • When the name on the card does not match, it will probably get rejected.
  • When nothing matches, it will get rejected.
  • Barack Obama’s campaign processed my very generous $5.00 donation.

Re-post from: http://www.redstate.com/2012/10/08/the-obama-campaign-processed-this-donation/

The Obama Campaign Processed This Donation

By: Erick Erickson (Diary)  |  October 8th, 2012 at 09:24 PM  |

Here now is the screenshot of what Barack Obama’s campaign processed as a donation to the campaign. This would not have happened had the Obama campaign taken basic steps to verify credit card information. But, as always, Team Obama relied on someone else to fix their mess — the bank.

Had basic checks been implemented, this donation would have been rejected. Keep in mind that all the information present except the credit card information is completely made up.

imageEvery bit of that information was made up except the actual credit card information.

What you can’t see is that below the employer information, it asked for my passport number. I gave them a string of zeros.

And when I clicked the donate button, I got this:


Within a few minutes and for three days thereafter, my online banking account showed this:


It was thanks to the bank, not Barack Obama’s campaign, that the donation did not go through.


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