About Us is a non-profit, public interest website dedicated to exposing and ending waste, fraud, and abuse associated with the use of polygraphs and other purported lie detectors.

This site was founded on 18 September 2000 by George W. Maschke, a former U.S. Army interrogator and reserve intelligence officer with a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and Gino J. Scalabrini.

All information on this website is provided free of charge. does not accept advertising and does not solicit donations. Our operating costs are paid out of pocket.

Our web server is physically located in The Netherlands and server logs are regularly rotated.

This site is maintained by George W. Maschke, who is responsible for its editorial content.