Deep Background

George Santos: How Did So Many Miss So Many Lies?


Falsified education and work experience, check fraud, mysterious campaign financing, and a fake charity. The chorus of voices calling for George Santos to resign grows louder as the depth and breadth of his lies continue to be revealed.  How did so many miss so many lies?

Mintz Group investigators conduct thousands of background checks a year, all over the world. With the techniques we use every day, we set out to see how hard (or easy) it would have been to uncover George Santos’ lies before he was elected.

An illustration of how we did it can be downloaded here (PDF).

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