Mistakes That Project Veritas Has Made
Settling ACORN Lawsuit
James O'Keefe settled a lawsuit with Juan Carlos Vera in 2012. O'Keefe regrets the decision because it conflated the accusation there was something wrong with the video, which remain in the Project Veritas website. That encouraged O'Keefe's and Project Veritas' opponents to file lawsuits anticipating settlements.
Pleading Guilty To Misdemeanor
James O’Keefe made a mistake pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge: “Entry by false pretenses to any real property, vessel, or aircraft of the United States or secure area of any airport or seaport,” 18 U.S.C. section 1036.
Project Veritas Improperly Edited NPR Video
In 2011, Project Veritas investigated National Public Radio and its fundraising operation. During the production process, there were editing choices made leading to charges of deception, but a fuller appraisal of the raw footage and the context of the decisions proves there was no malice.
Factual Correction - Project Veritas Said William Romero Was Not A U.S. Citizen, But He Was
In a 2012 investigation into voter fraud at the University of North Carolina, Project Veritas identified William Romero as a non American citizen, based on a jury refusal form he submitted. In the time between the submission of that jury form and a video based on Project Veritas’ investigation, Romero had become a naturalized U.S. citizen.