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'A joke': Man charged after fake ad draws calls to candidate

 

December 2, 2022



CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man is accused of posting a fake Craigslist ad for a free trailer with a legislative candidate's number on the day of the election, later telling investigators he meant it to be a joke after a flood of unwanted calls and texts jammed up the candidate's cellphone.

Michael Drouin, 30, of Merrimack, was indicted on a felony charge of interference with election communications, the state attorney general's office said Wednesday. The charge is related to an April 2021 special election in Merrimack to replace Republican New Hampshire House Speaker Dick Hinch,...



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