Major GOP Donor Balks At Cybersecurity Firm’s Failed 2020 Election Fraud Search

By: Alec Donaldson | Last updated: Nov 08, 2023

Anna Bower, courts correspondent for Lawfare, has unveiled accusations against one of the counterfeit electors in Pennsylvania, a significant donor to the Republican Party.

The Person In Question

This individual, Bill Bachenberg, is facing a lawsuit from New York-based cybersecurity firm XRVisions, which alleges non-payment for their services following their engagement.


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XRVisions Investigated The Election Fraud

XRVisions became the fourth known cybersecurity company to investigate potential voter fraud in the 2020 election.


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Enlisting Cyber Ninjas

In a similar vein, Arizona enlisted the services of the pro-Trump firm Cyber Ninjas for a state-specific investigation, but their efforts also yielded no findings of election fraud.


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Examining Voting Machines

Interestingly, Bachenberg and Stefanie Lambert had hired XRVisions to examine voting machines in Fulton County, Pennsylvania.


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Trump's Legal Battles In Georgia

It’s noteworthy that Fulton County, Georgia, is where Trump is facing legal challenges related to his efforts to overturn the election results in the state.

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The Report's Findings

The report stated, “In March 2022, Lambert and Bachenberg entered into another agreement to have XRVisions perform a forensic analysis on voting machines in Fulton County, Pa. Lambert represented the county but falsely told XRVisions that she had been authorized to hire the firm.”

“After Lambert and Bachenberg expanded the scope of the contract, they were on the hook to pay the company $550,00 for the work, according to the court filing,” the report continued.

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"Highly Insecure"

The company informed the two Republican individuals that the voting machines were deemed “highly insecure,” although no indications of tampering or hacking were discovered.

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No Evidence Of Election Fraud

According to the lawsuit, “This report did not find any evidence of election fraud in the 2020 election, and Defendants were furious.”

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Zero Payments

It has been a year since the report was issued, but Bachenberg and Lambert still haven’t paid the $550,000 due.

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