Two Los Angeles County men have charged with allegedly filing 8,000 fraudulent voter registration applications.
Carlos Antonio De Bourbon Montenegro and Marcos Raul Arevalo are facing charges for 8 counts of voter fraud among many other charges, totaling 41 counts, City News Service reported.
The charges do not include casting any actual ballots.
Montenegro, who also uses the name Mark Anthony Gonsalves, allegedly submitted thousands of applications with the names of fake or deceased people from July to October 2020.
It is unclear how the homeless were involved, according to the Associated Press.
Montenegro is also accused of providing fake names, addresses and signatures on nominations to help him run for mayor of Hawthorne.
The defendants allegedly attempted to get mail-in ballots sent to them for the fake voters, but the registrar quickly flagged the applications, and no ballots were