The walls are closing in on Republican Congressman George Santos (R-N.Y.)
The freshman Congressman was arrested and taken into custody on Tuesday after being indicted on 13 federal charges, including wire fraud and money laundering.
The charges comprise seven counts of wire fraud, three counts of money laundering, one count of theft of public funds, and two counts of making materially false statements to the House of Representatives.
Read the full indictment here:
Rep. Santos is in custody at the federal courthouse on Long Island, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York. Santos will be arraigned at approximately 1 p.m on Wednesday.
The New York Republican has been the subject of intense scrutiny since before he was sworn in amid questions about his resume and biography. Various institutions, including the House Ethics Committee, have launched investigations into the Congressman.