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Department of Justice

Jefferson City Man Pleads Guilty to $12 Million Bank Fraud Scheme

A Jefferson City, Mo. man has pleaded guilty in federal court to a $12.4 million bank fraud scheme that included fraudulent Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for four businesses.
Department of Justice

Gastonia Woman Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud For COVID-19 Scheme

Department of Justice

Coventry Man Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Fraudulently Obtaining COVID-19 Relief Funds

JOHN MATAVA, 60, of Coventry, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Kari A. Dooley in Bridgeport to 24 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for offenses related to his receipt of COVID-19 relief funds.
Department of Justice

Man Sentenced for Wire Fraud and Received Sentence Enhancement for Lying to the Court

Tulsa, Oklahoma – Today, U.S. District Judge Gregory K. Frizzell sentenced Malcolm Andre Jones, 32, of Broken Arrow, to 27 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for Wire Fraud. Judge Frizzell further ordered Jones to pay $20,665 in restitution.
Department of Education OIG

Yukon-Koyukuk School District's Allowable Use of ESSER Grant Funds

Determine whether Yukon-Koyukuk School District expended Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) grant funds for allowable purposes in accordance with applicable requirements.

Department of Justice

Utah Residents Accused of Running a COVID-19 Relief Fraud Scheme Face Federal Charges

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Three Tooele County residents accused of running a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan fraud ring will appear before a U.S. Magistrate Judge today following a federal indictment. The indictment, returned by a grand jury on Feb. 28, 2024, includes charges of wire fraud and aiding and abetting during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Department of Justice

Haverhill Man Arrested and Charged With Filing Fraudulent Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claim

BOSTON – A Haverhill man was arrested and charged today in connection with a Massachusetts Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claim he filed in 2020 for a man who was living in Brazil and who has since been charged with migrant smuggling, among other offenses.
Pandemic Response Accountability Committee

Pandemic Relief Experiences: A Focus on Six Communities

The PRAC along with 10 of our member Offices of Inspectors General conducted this second phase of our review in order to provide insights on the experiences of the two cities, two rural counties, and two Tribal reservations that, during the first part of our review, received a combined $2.65 billion in pandemic relief funding across 89 pandemic programs and subprograms. We found that the six communities shared similar experiences even though their populations, demographics, locations, and contexts were unique. Specifically, we identified four themes which provide valuable insights to...
Department of Justice

Florida Man Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison for Fraudulently Obtaining more than $1.5 Million in Unemployment Benefits and EIDL Loans

NEWARK, N.J. – A Florida man was sentenced today to 42 months in prison for illegally obtaining more than $1.5 million in government benefits.