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USA: FBI Investigates George Santos – Politics, According to Media

The FBI is now involved in an affair surrounding Republican MP Jorge Santos, who is under pressure because of his fake CV. According to multiple U.S. media reports, investigators are looking into allegations that Santos embezzled money online that he had collected for the Marine’s sick dog.

Veteran Richard Ostoff told US media that he had provided the FBI with information related to the money. Among them were text messages that Ostaf had exchanged with Santos. In 2016, Santos raised about $3,000 (almost 2,800 euros) online for his former service dog’s life-saving operation, Ostoff, who was homeless in 2016. According to the charges, Santos did that instead of handing over the money to Ostoff.

Pressure has been mounting on Santos since it was revealed the 34-year-old had fabricated details on his CV. For example, he said he was an “experienced investor on Wall Street.” The The New York Times He found that Santos never worked for the companies mentioned. The newspaper could not verify his university degree. Santos has also been accused of misleading the public about his family history and Jewish background.

In an interview, he admitted that the Republican Party had “whitewashed” his application. Santos was first elected to parliament in November’s congressional elections. Santos, media reported on Monday He will give up his two committee positions in the House of Representatives. According to recent polls, 78 percent of voters in his New York constituency think Santos should resign. So far, he is not resigning.