George Santos discussing plea deal with federal prosecutors, legal filing shows

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(NEW YORK) — Former Congressman George Santos is talking to federal prosecutors on Long Island about a plea deal, according to a newly filed court document.

“The parties are presently engaged in plea negotiations with the goal of resolving this matter without the need for a trial,” the filing said.

Santos is due in federal court in Central Islip on Tuesday for a status conference.

A trial had been set for Sept. 9, 2024.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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