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Family members backed the $500,000 bond that freed Rep. Santos from jail

Posted on AllSides June 22nd, 2023
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Brian Mann/NPR

One of the many mysteries swirling around New York's embattled Republican Rep. George Santos has finally been resolved.

A federal court on Long Island today released of the names of two individuals who backed a $500,000 bond for Santos.

Turns out one was his father, Gercino dos Santos Jr. The other was his aunt Elma Santos Preven.

Their support allowed Santos to walk free after he was charged on May 10th with 13 crimes including fraud, money-laundering and theft. He pleaded not guilty.

Meanwhile, the House Ethics Committee released a...

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