Pro-Trump lawyer Lin Wood under investigation for alleged illegal voting

A professional-Trump legal professional who pushed conspiracy theories concerning the 2020 presidential election, together with allegations of voter fraud, is reportedly underneath investigation for unlawful voting. CBS Atlanta affiliate WGCL-TV cites a high-level supply within the Georgia Secretary of State’s workplace as saying that workplace is investigating whether or not Wooden voted “out of state” — in Georgia though he was truly a resident of South Carolina on the time of the November election.

It is unclear if Wooden was eligible to vote in Georgia and if he was thought of a resident on the time he forged his poll. 

In a press release despatched to CBS Information, Wooden stated he has “been a resident of the State of Georgia since 1955. I modified my residency to South Carolina yesterday [February 1, 2021].”

He added, “That is pure harassment by the Georgia Secretary of State as a result of I’ve revealed credible proof of election fraud on the a part of Brad Raffensperger” — the Georgia secretary of state.

Wooden informed NPR he “was domiciled in Atlanta in October of 2020 and was a resident of Georgia at the moment. … I personal properties in Georgia and South Carolina.”

The distinguished pro-Trump determine sued Raffensperger in one in every of a sequence of unsuccessful lawsuits alleging election fraud within the 2020 election. Wooden, together with Sidney Powell, filed the fits in battleground states to attempt to overturn election outcomes.

Wooden spoke at far-right rallies about his claims, together with a December 2 “Cease The Steal” occasion in Georgia.

A “Cease The Steal” rally in Washington, D.C. preceded the January 6 assault on the Capitol.

The 68-year-old was completely suspended by Twitter for pushing conspiracy theories and selling the Capitol assault. He was quickly suspended, then banned for saying he’d use a second account to get across the suspension, in line with Buzzfeed Information. 

Lately, the State Bar of Georgia opened an investigation into Wooden’s competence. In accordance with The Related Press, the inquiry falls “underneath the bar rule that has to do with psychological incapacity or substance abuse.”

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