Highlights from the PRAC Chair’s Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight Subcommittee
PRAC Chair Michael E. Horowitz detailed the PRAC’s ongoing pandemic oversight efforts, urging Congress to make the Pandemic Analytics Center of Excellence (PACE) permanent and to broaden its jurisdiction to all federal spending.
Statement from PRAC Chair Michael E. Horowitz Following Sentencing in $10 Million Pandemic Fraud Scheme Investigated by PRAC’s Fraud Task Force
Let this sentencing be a wakeup call to fraudsters: the consequences for your criminal behavior will be severe, and we will not stop until we’ve detected every dollar lost to fraud, waste, and abuse,” said Chair Horowitz. “These programs were intended to help small business owners during the pandemic.
Six Individuals Charged with Fraudulently Obtaining $1 Million from the Paycheck Protection Program in Scheme Investigated by PRAC’s Fraud Task Force
This case was also supported by the PRAC’s Pandemic Analytics Center of Excellence, which applies the latest advances in analytic and forensic technologies to help OIGs and law enforcement pursue data-driven pandemic relief fraud investigations.
Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC), issued a statement following the U.S. Department of Justice’s COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force Roundtable Meeting, where officials announced the results of a nationwide effort that included 718 enforcement actions for offenses related to over $836 million in alleged COVID-19 fraud.
Statement from PRAC Chair Michael Horowitz Following Federal Charges in $53 Million Pandemic Fraud Scheme Investigated by PRAC’s Fraud Task Force
Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC), issued the following statement after 14 people were charged with allegedly defrauding the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program and financial institutions of more than $53 million.
Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC), announced the release of the PRAC’s Semiannual Report to Congress. The report covers the period from October 1, 2022, through March 31, 2023, and is the sixth Semiannual Report to Congress since the PRAC was created in March 2020.