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George Santos charged with defrauding campaign donors

Posted on AllSides October 11th, 2023
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Justice, US House, George Santos, Campaign Finance
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US prosecutors have filed an array of criminal counts against embattled Rep George Santos, accusing him of running up multiple charges on the credit cards of campaign donors.

The justice department filed 23 charges against the Republican - including wire fraud and identity theft.

The move, which builds on an earlier indictment, also accused him of lying to the Federal Election Commission.

Mr Santos has yet to comment on the developments announced on Tuesday.

"Santos allegedly led multiple additional fraudulent criminal schemes, lying to the American public in the process,"...

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