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Jack Burkman’s Latest Hoax Appears To Be A Faked FBI Raid On His Home (Talking Points Memo)

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Jack Burkman’s Latest Hoax Appears To Be A Faked FBI Raid On His Home – By Tierney Sneed (Talking Points Memo) / Sept 14 2020

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 10:Jack Burkman, the lobbyist who has put a sizable donation to solve the murder of Seth Rich, canvasses the neighborhood of the murder on January, 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Editor’s note: Fool me once … This story has been rewritten to reflect the increasing evidence that no FBI raid in fact happened.

The latest bogus scheme pushed by two notorious right-wing hoaxsters appears to be a faked FBI raid on one of the hoaxsters, Jack Burkman’s home.

The Daily Beast reported Monday the account of an actor who said he was solicited via a Craiglist ad to show up at Burkman’s house and film a pseudo-raid.

The Beast backed up the account of one of the actors with emails and other documents that connected the scheme to Jacob Wohl, Burkman’s usual partner in their notorious smear jobs.

The Daily Beast report came not long after the Washington Post reported on Burkman’s claims that he had been raided by the FBI. TPM picked up that report.

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