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Sat Mar 23, 2013, 11:48 AM

Computer software thwarts election fraud scheme

http://watchdog.org/71494/computer-software-thwarts-election-fraud-scheme/
Computer software thwarts election fraud scheme
By Marianela Toledo | Florida Watchdog

MIAMI ó Chalk up a win for computers.

Election officials say they have spoiled a scheme by computer hackers to fraudulently request thousands of absentee ballots for unwitting voters.

According to a story by The Miami Herald, the absentee ballots were ordered to be sent out to people who hadnít actually requested them. The apparent intent was to bombard the absentee voters with phone calls, fliers and home visits in an attempt to sway their decision in favor of their candidate.

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The case of the phantom ballots: an electoral whodunit
http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/02/23/v-fullstory/3250726/the-case-of-the-phantom-ballots.html

Somebody rigged a computer program to fraudulently obtain more than 2,000 absentee ballots in three races. The plot didnít work. But it could have. .....


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BBV on proven Miami computer hack for absentee ballots
http://www.democraticunderground.com/1091787

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Sat Mar 23, 2013, 11:53 AM

1. Suppose that could be a trial run for 2016?

I thought I heard of someone from Florida that might be running for Prez. Hmmmm! Might have been connected to a famous political family...can't recall the name off the top of my head. Has to do with foliage, landscaping or some such.

I keep thinking that family was also involved with another computer scheme....hmmmmm! Darned memory.

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Sat Mar 23, 2013, 11:58 AM

2. Did you read the articles?

It was a local thing.

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