Category «Polygraph»

American Polygraph Association Declines Comment as More Racist Text Messages by Member Daniel Ribacoff Surface

Dirty Cops & PIs blog founder and editor Jeffrey Augustine reports on newly discovered racist text messages attributed to disgraced polygraph operator Daniel Ribacoff in an article titled, “Trouble for Polygraph Expert Dan Ribacoff as More Racist Texts Surface.” Both AntiPolygraph.org and Dirty Cops & PIs previously reported on a different set of racist text …

In PR Scramble, New York Metropolitan Transit Authority Abruptly Terminates Business With Fraud-Tainted Polygraph Operator Daniel Ribacoff

On the morning of Friday, 12 November 2021, the New York Daily News published online news of Long Island polygraph operator Daniel D. Ribacoff’s racist text messages, which were first reported by AntiPolygraph.org in early October and later that month by Jeffrey Augustine on his Dirty Cops and PIs blog. As reported by AntiPolygraph.org in …

Steve Wilkos Show Kicks Polygraph Operator Dan Ribacoff Off Team

Celebrity polygraph operator Daniel D. Ribacoff, who has been with the NBCUniversal tabloid television talk program, The Steve Wilkos Show, since 2009, is evidently no longer on the “team.” Until recently, Ribacoff was one of four people included on the show’s “Team” webpage: But as of today, 28 October 2021, Ribacoff appears to be off …

Celebrity Polygraph Operator Dan Ribacoff Sent Racist Text Messages

AntiPolygraph.org has obtained copies of text messages sent by polygraph operator Daniel D. Ribacoff of New York that, while intended to be humorous, evince a deep-seated contempt of, and disdain for, black people. Ribacoff, a member of the American Polygraph Association, performs polygraph examinations for the NBCUniversal tabloid television talk program, The Steve Wilkos Show, …

Texas Deregulates Polygraph Trade

Effective today, Wednesday, 1 September 2021, polygraph operators need no longer be licensed in the state of Texas. A notice on the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation website advises: Effective September 1, 2021, Polygraph Examiners are no longer required to be licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). Texas House Bill …

Light ‘Em Up Podcast Interviews AntiPolygraph.org Co-Founder George Maschke

In the 29th episode of his true crime Light ‘Em Up podcast, host Phillip L. Rizzo speaks with AntiPolygraph.org co-founder George Maschke. Topics discussed include Maschke’s personal experience with the polygraph, the scientific shortcomings of polygraphy, polygraph policy, and countermeasures. The 56-minute edited interview may be listened to on Pandora. The episode is also available …

Steve Wilkos Show Guest Who Passed Polygraph Later Confessed to Murdering 15-Month-Old

Christine Kalio, writing for entertainment website TheThings, reports on the case of Jesse Wayne Perkins of Clemmens, North Carolina in an article titled, “‘Steve Wilkos’ Criticized After Man Faces Death Penalty After Passing Lie Detector.” Excerpt: A Steve Wilkos episode originally aired in 2018 has caused fans to question the accuracy of the show’s lie detector tests. …

Former NSA Polygraph Division Chief Says Polygraphs Should Not Be the Deciding Factor in Visa Determinations for Afghan Interpreters

Thomas P. Mauriello, who once headed the NSA’s Polygraph Division, tells Newsy national security reporter Sasha Ingber that while he thinks the U.S. government should use polygraphs, they alone shouldn’t be the determining factor in decision-making. Mauriello’s remarks came in the context of a video report titled, “Ex-Polygraph Chief: Polygraphs Need Not Deny Afghan Interpreters …

Former DoD Polygraph Chief Casts Doubt on Policy of Denying Visas to Afghan Interpreters Based on Polygraph Results

In a report published online on Tuesday, 27 July 2021, Newsy In the Loop presenter Christian Bryant asked national security reporter Sasha Ingber about the plight of Afghan Special Immigrant Visa applicants who have been rejected because they failed a polygraph: Bryant: You know, one of the things that we’ve talked about is the fact …