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Calls rise for federal investigation into Congressman-elect George Santos’ alleged fraudulent behavior

Congressman-elect George Santos urged to return ahead on allegations


Congressman-elect George Santos urged to return ahead on allegations

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NEW YORK – There’s a push for a federal investigation into Congressman-elect George Santos’ alleged fraudulent behavior

A New York Times investigation claims that a lot of the Long Island Republican’s resume is fiction. 

Tuesday, native leaders referred to as on Santos to resign, however they are saying since then Santos has not refuted any claims made by the Times, or another nationwide reporting. 

His silence has led to their calls for a federal investigation

“This is not about harmless embellishments that candidates make when they run for office. Rather than simply being embarrassing, many of the allegations raised by the national reporting include potential federal crimes when running for the United States Congress,” stated Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan. 

Lafazan detailed alleged crimes warranting an investigation, together with voter fraud and conspiracy to defraud the U.S. in connection to marketing campaign donations. 

According to The Forward, claims Santos made about having Jewish grandparents who fled Europe throughout World War II additionally seem like unfaithful. 

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