Hannah Giles (born March 15, 1989) is a conservative investigative journalist well known for her role in taking down ACORN. She attended Florida International University to major in public relations. She is the oldest daughter of Townhall.com columnist Doug Giles. Her partner in the scandal, James O'Keefe portrayed a pimp and she portrayed a prostitute in the ACORN undercover video published by Breitbart.com. She conceived of the idea and funded it herself. ACORN has sued Giles, O'Keefe and Andrew Breitbart for the sum of $2 million. Liberty Legal Institute has set up a defense fund for Hannah.