by Brad Racino | inewsource

On Monday, inewsource showed how reporters used public records available online to unravel the city’s current scandal. Simply by using the unsealed federal complaint, the San Diego City Clerk’s website and a few other sites, inewsource was able to figure out the identity of the undisclosed politicians, money men and companies involved.

Today, we’ve updated the story to show the second half of the investigation — how we figured out the second candidate, the extent of the foreign national’s network, and more.

Click here to read the second half of the story.

Brad Racino was the assistant editor and senior investigative reporter at inewsource. He's a big fan of transparency, whistleblowers and government agencies forgetting to redact key information from FOIA requests. Brad received his master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri in...