By: KDKA-TV News Staff
SWISSVALE (KDKA) – Conserative activist and Swissvale native Jack Burkman and his associate Jacob Wohl are facing felony charges in Michigan.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police Lose 2nd Officer To COVID-19 In Past Month
Both Burkman and Wohl are being charged for a robo-call campaign that was spreading false claims and misinformation about mail-in voting.READ MORE: Why Did Some Phones Not In The Path Of Thursday's Tornadoes Get Alerts While Others In Danger Didn't?
“Don’t be finessed into giving your private information to the man,” the robocall claimed. “Stay safe and beware of vote by mail.”
The calls would falsely tell people in Detroit that voting by mail could subject people to arrest, debt collection, and forced vaccination.MORE NEWS: West View Teen Accused Of Poisoning Parents
Burkman and Wohl have denied having any involvement.