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Congressman George Santos Indicted on Fraud Charges

Posted on AllSides May 10th, 2023
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U.S. Rep. George Santos (R., N.Y.) surrendered to federal authorities on Wednesday to face criminal charges that he embezzled contributions, fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits and lied on federal disclosure forms. Mr. Santos, who represents a district on Long Island, is expected to appear in federal court in Central Islip, N.Y., later on Wednesday. An indictment was unsealed charging Mr. Santos with seven counts of wire fraud, three counts of money laundering, one count of theft of public funds, and two counts of making materially false statements to the House of...

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