Embattled Congressman George Santos is facing charges related to his campaign finances, according to sources.
The charges were filed by federal prosecutors in the Eastern District of New York, and investigators are also looking into Santos’ alleged lies on his resume prior to the election.
The specific details of the charges remain sealed until Santos appears in court, which could be as soon as today.
Several agencies, including the Department of Justice and the FBI, have been investigating Santos regarding his campaign finances, accusing him of violating campaign finance laws and concealing the true sources of his campaign donations.
He is also alleged to have misused campaign funds for personal expenses.
Santos has faced increasing scrutiny since admitting to lying about aspects of his life in order to secure his election.
At least eight fellow House Republicans and lawmakers from Long Island have called for his resignation, citing his campaign’s foundation on lies.
While House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has not yet called on Santos to resign, he has removed him from all…