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Civil Lawsuit Against Trump Cultists Jacob Wohl And Jack Burkman Invokes The Ku Klux Klan Act Of 1871

CNET reports: Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman have made names for themselves on the internet as vocal far-right conspiracy theorists and orchestrating over-the-top media stunts. Over the past couple of months, as the election has neared, the duo has worked to deter Black voters from casting ballots. Wohl, 22, and Burkman, 54, reportedly created and funded a robocall campaign that …

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Ohio May Also Charge Jacob Wohl And Jack Burkman

The Columbus Dispatch reports: Ohio authorities are considering whether charges are warranted against a pair of conservative extremists already accused of voter intimidation targeting minorities in Michigan. A total of 3,449 robocalls were answered on Ohioans’ phones from the duo: Jack Burkman, 54, of Arlington, Virginia, and Jacob Wohl, 22, of Los Angeles, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost said Tuesday. …

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MICHIGAN: Jacob Wohl And Jack Burkman Surrender On Felony Charges, Flash $100 Bills At Arraignment

The Detroit Free Press reports: Two alleged right wing provocateurs accused of orchestrating a racist and inaccurate robocall campaign to dissuade people from voting surrendered to Michigan authorities Thursday morning, the Michigan attorney general announced in a news release. Jacob Wohl, a 22-year-old Los Angeles resident, and Jack Burkman, a 54-year-old resident of Arlington, Virginia, were arraigned Thursday in the …

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BREAKING: Michigan AG Hits Jacob Wohl And Jack Burkman With Multiple Felony Charges For Robocalls

The Daily Beast reports: Conservative operatives Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman were charged on Thursday for allegedly orchestrating a series of robocalls aimed at suppressing the vote in the November presidential election, Michigan authorities said. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel filed a slew of charges against Burkman, 54, and Wohl, 22, including conspiracy to commit an election law violation and …

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Jacob Wohl And Jack Burkman Under FBI Investigation

Wil Sommer reports at The Daily Beast: The FBI is investigating blundering conservative operatives Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman for a series of possible crimes, according to a document filed by federal prosecutors. Ironically, the document revealing the investigation was filed just days after Wohl and Burkman staged a fake FBI raid on Burkman’s home in a bid for media …

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Daily Beast: FBI “Raid” Was Staged By Jacob Wohl

The Daily Beast reports: A supposed FBI raid of a home of an infamous Republican dirty trickster appears to have been a ruse—one that began falling apart even as its perpetrators managed to dupe a major national newspaper. On Monday, a Virginia man who responded to a Craisglist ad seeking actors to play FBI agents for a television pilot came …

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UPDATE: FBI “Raid” Was Faked By Jacob Wohl

UPDATE: The story reported this morning by the Washington Post has turned out to be a hoax staged by Jacob Wohl. See the latest here. The Washington Post reports: Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the home of lobbyist, conspiracy theorist and right-wing operative Jack Burkman early Monday morning. Burkman confirmed the raid and said he was not …

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Jacob Wohl Punched At DC Protest After Telling Crowd “Black Lives Matter Is A Terrorist Hate Group” [VIDEO]

Law & Crime reports: Conservative activist Jacob Wohl appears to have been punched in the head or face during an attempt to counterprotest — or, in some eyes, to infiltrate and agitate — amidst a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Washington, D.C. Video and still images of the incident began circulating on social media last night. “After infiltrating and agitating …

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Michigan Attorney General Says Culprits In Robocall Voter Suppression Stunt Face Up To Five Years In Prison

The Daily Beast reports: Michigan state officials are investigating a voter-suppression robocall allegedly tied to blundering conservative operatives Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman. The robocall was aimed at scaring Detroit voters away from using mail-in ballots, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson tweeted on Thursday. Benson announced that her office and Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel would investigate the call’s …

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Jacob Wohl And Crony Allegedly Behind MI Robocalls Claiming Mail Ballots Will Be Used For Debt Collection

The Detroit News reports: Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is warning Detroit voters of a “racially charged” and false robocall that appears to be discouraging mail-in voting ahead of the November election. The recording tells voters that their personal information will be part of a public database that will then be used by police to track down people with …

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Fired Anti-LGBT Trump Appointee Now Claims Jacob Wohl Took Her Phone To Post Inflammatory Tweets

Will Sommer reports at The Daily Beast: The federal agency primarily responsible for the distribution of foreign aid has been roiled in recent days by the most Trumpian of dramas, one involving an anti-LGBT political appointee, blundering conservative operative Jacob Wohl, accusations of stalking, prostitution, and the potential hiring of a young conservative with past racist writings. The chaos seemed …

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REPORT: Ghislaine Maxwell Paid Jacob Wohl And Crony $25K To Smear Epstein’s Victims, Get US Attorney Fired

The Daily Mail reports: Ghislaine Maxwell hired fake news purveyor Jacob Wohl to smear her and Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged victims, a former friend has told DailyMail.com in an exclusive interview. As part of a $25,000 deal made in June, Wohl and his lobbyist colleague Jack Burkman also allegedly pushed to get New York US Attorney Geoffrey Berman, who had led …

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Trump Cultist Jacob Wohl And Accomplice Claim They Have Launched Legal Defense Fund For Killer MN Cop

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Right-wing political operatives Jack Burkman and Jacob Wohl say they have created a fund, supposedly seeded with $25,000, to pay the legal defense fees of Derek Chauvin, the white police officer who killed George Floyd, a black man whose death has set off protests in Minneapolis and cities around the country. While Burkman …

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Jacob Wohl Recorded In Plot Against Anthony Fauci

Nancy Rommelman reports at Reason: I’d just finished Saturday morning’s second cup of coffee when an email popped through, subject line: “Exposing Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman.” “Hi Nancy, I hope you are having a nice weekend. I feel very bad about lying to you and others about Dr. Fauci. I took it upon myself to call Jacob Wohl and …

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Twitter Bans Jacob Wohl’s Buddy For Coronavirus Lies

Will Sommer reports at The Daily Beast: Twitter suspended prolific smear merchant Jack Burkman on Thursday afternoon, after the blundering conservative operative sent tweets that threatened to incite a panic about coronavirus-related food shortages. Burkman, an attention-hungry lawyer who has teamed up with fellow bumbling trickster Jacob Wohl in the past to promote comically false smears against Democrats, wrote a …

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Jacob Wohl’s “Hooker Marine” Exposed As A Fraud

Will Sommer reports at The Daily Beast: Kelvin Whelly, a self-described Marine-turned-male-escort, stepped up to the podium alongside Wohl and Burkman. Without any proof, he claimed to have engaged in a series of increasingly ludicrous sex acts with Warren after meeting her on male escort site “Cowboys4Angels.” Wohl and Burkman repeatedly leaned on Whelly’s military service as a “combat veteran” …

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Jacob Wohl’s Anti-Warren Scam Instantly Falls Apart

Heavy.com reports: Kelvin Whelly is the U.S. Marine who says he was paid by Senator Elizabeth Warren to have an affair with her in 2018. Whelly, 25, was brought into the spotlight by right-wing activists Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman at a press conference on October 3. Wohl has previously admitted that he promotes false news if it helps President …

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Jacob Wohl Floats Elizabeth Warren Sex Scandal

Newsweek reports: Far-right conspiracy theorist Jacob Wohl has been mocked on social media after sending out a media alert for a press conference where a former U.S. Marine will apparently claim he had an affair with 2020 presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren. Public figures and journalists have described Wohl as a “curious combination of utter vileness” and noted that he managed …

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Far-Right Troll Jacob Wohl Busted As The Organizer Of “Leftist Mob Protest” Against Far-Right Troll Jacob Wohl

Mediaite reports: Conservative activist Jack Burkman tweeted Tuesday morning that he’s expecting “hundreds of leftist protestors” to gather outside an upcoming press conference he’ll be holding with fellow far-right troll Jacob Wohl. In a development that should surprise no one familiar with the hoaxster duo’s theatrics, the Eventbrite post Burkman shared turned out to be registered under an email address …

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Daily Beast Exposes Yet Another Jacob Wohl Scam

Will Sommer reports at The Daily Beast: Bumbling conservative provocateur Jacob Wohl pitched investors this spring on a scheme to use fraudulent news stories to manipulate political betting markets, according to a fundraising document obtained by The Daily Beast. The document indicates that Wohl attempted to raise $1 million to fund the Arlington Center for Political Intelligence, which he claimed …

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