Santos In Fresh Scandal Over Campaign Treasurer

ABC News reports:

With a disclosure filing deadline approaching as questions swirl around his use of campaign funds, embattled Rep. George Santos’ campaign appears to be left without a treasurer.

On Wednesday, several fundraising committees associated with the freshman congressman from New York filed amendments to their statements of organizations, notifying the Federal Election Commission of a new treasurer.

But the newly listed treasurer, Thomas Datwyler, a veteran campaign finance treasurer who has served on multiple other political organizations, says he does not work for the Santos campaign and that the filings were signed under his name without his consent.

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Per a campaign watchdog group, signing someone’s name to such a document without consent is “completely illegal.”

The amended filings delete the claim that Santos personally loaned his campaign $625,000 – but do not say where the money did come from.