Representative George Santos made an important revision to his 2022 filings on Tuesday by specifying that a $500,000 loan he took out to the campaign was not from his own funds.
The original filing from September included a check box stating that the majority of the loan came from the “personal funds of the candidate”. In the new file, which was previously reported by the Daily Animals, that box is not checked. Of the file editinghowever, it does not provide new information about the source of the money – only the information that the loan came from the candidate and not Santos’ personal money.
About $150,000 in loans are still guaranteed to come from his own funds. A different files it shows a new loan of $125,000 was given to Santos in October, not from his own money.
The new congressman is being investigated after a New York Times bombshell research published last month revealed many of his statements appeared to be fabricated, including statements that he owned large assets, was formerly employed by Goldman Sachs and Citigroup, and attended and graduated from Baruch College .
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