The Daily Telegraph

Group once linked to Barack Obama taped giving advice to ‘brothel owners’
The Daily Telegraph

Acorn employees were taped giving advice on tax avoidance and employment of 13-year-old illegal immigrants to Right-wing activists posing as brothel owners.

Acorn – the Association of Community Organisations for Reform Now – is a poverty action group with over 400,00 members that pushes for better housing, government grants and voters registration.

The group became a controversial 2008 election issue after investigations showed that employees submitted dozens of false voter registration forms, including some with names such as Mickey Mouse. Mr Obama, however, vigorously defended Acorn, saying last year: « I come out of a grassroots organising background.

Activists James O’Keefe and Hannah Giles posed as a pimp and a prostitute and used a hidden camera to film themselves being advised by Acorn employees in Baltimore. The undercover videotapes were posted on the website and then broadcast by Fox News.

Depuis la rédaction de cet article, ACORN s’est aussi fait prendre à vouloir organiser des réseaux de prostitution juvénile dans ses bureaux de Washington, New York et San Bernardino.

La vidéo de San Bernardino est celle qui tue, littéralement: