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It’s Election Fraud You Can Believe In

The New York Post details how false campaign contributions can be made to the Obama campaign:

He went to the Obama campaign Web site and made a donation under the name “John Galt” (the hero of Ayn Rand’s novel “Atlas Shrugged”). He provided the equally fictitious address “1957 Ayn Rand Lane, Galts Gulch, CO 99999.”

He checked the box next to $15 and entered his actual credit-card number and expiration date. He was then taken to the next page and notified that his donation had been processed.

He then tried the same experiment on the McCain site, which rejected the transaction. He returned to the Obama site and made three more donations using the names Osama bin Laden, Saddam Hussein and Bill Ayers, all with different addresses but the same credit card. The transactions all went through.

I’m told by people who understand e-commerce software that insecurity is not the default setting.  In order to not match up names and addresses to credit cards, settings have to be manually disabled.  The FEC needs to investigate this.

Hat Tip to Instapundit

8 Responses to “It’s Election Fraud You Can Believe In”

  1. Mad Saint Jack says:

    This is not the website Obama thought he knew.

  2. Sebastian says:

    Ha! That was the best comment of the week.

  3. Mad Saint Jack says:

    sigh it’s only Monday.

  4. Sebastian says:

    I’m sure it’ll hold out to Sunday :)

  5. Jim W says:

    Yet another important piece of information that will not make the news.

  6. emdfl says:

    I’m sure the fec will investigate this right after they finish with all the investigations of McCain campaign financing irregularities that they need to run; probably happen sometime after November 4th.

  7. workinwifdakids says:

    The FEC won’t investigate jack shit, and we all know it. The FEC doesn’t even care that Obama may or may not be an American citizen, for Christ’s sake.

  8. Chris says:

    But he gave money to The big O. Repeatedly. Is that really smart?

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