Eliot Higgins is raising funds for Bellingcat: the home of online investigations on Kickstarter! We use open source information to break critical global stories. They had each paid around twenty-four hundred dollars to join a five-day workshop led by Eliot Higgins, the founder of the open-source investigation Web site Bellingcat. bellingcat.com will unite citizen investigative journalists to use open source information to report on issues that are being ignored. In 2012, Eliot Higgins began blogging about the news from his front room in Leicester. Bellingcat, an investigative journalism website, has geolocated footage showing an apparent missile strike on Ukraine International Airlines flight PS572 to Parand, a suburb west of Tehran. The investigative website Bellingcat and its Russian partner The Insider have revealed the identity of a second Russian military intelligence officer suspected of launching a failed coup in Montenegro. Eliot Higgins is raising funds for Bellingcat, for and by citizen investigative journalists on Kickstarter! The investigative journalists were able to identify Vladimir Nikolaevich Moiseev, a colonel or lieutenant colonel in the GRU, as the man being sought by Interpol for plotting to overthrow the … Let's fight for truth in a world of "alternative facts" and fake news. Leicester man is behind investigative website Bellingcat claiming 2 Novichok poisoning suspects are senior Russian intelligence officers. The New York Times reported that the person filming started doing so after hearing "some sort of shot fired."