- Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman reportedly coordinated over 1,000 unlawful robocalls aimed at swaying the 2020 Presidential election in Donald Trump’s favor.
- The robocalls alleged that voting by mail would mean that their personal information would become “part of a public database that will be used by police departments to track down old warrants and be used by credit card companies to collect outstanding debts.”
- Wohl and Burkman were charged for their robocalls back in October by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, who also cited robocalls affecting New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Illinois.
- The FCC is looking to make the lobbying and consulting firm Burkman & Associates liable in addition to the two individuals. The fine is currently set at over $5.1 million.