Political consultant who admitted deepfaking Biden's voice is indicted

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Steve Kramer, the political consultant who admitted to NBC News that he was behind a robocall impersonating Joe Biden’s voice, has been indicted in New Hampshire.¬†

Kramer faces five counts, including bribery, intimidation and suppression, according to WMUR-TV of Manchester, which first reported the indictment. It is unclear how he is pleading to the charges.

Kramer could not immediately be reached, and his spokesperson declined to comment.

The robocall, which was first reported by NBC News and went out to thousands of New Hampshire voters in January, just ahead of the state’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary, used artificial intelligence technology to deepfake Biden, telling voters to stay home and “save” their votes for the November general election.