Second in the series -- State and local governments support programs for people facing homelessness.
Many state and local governments have used money from the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (SLFRF) to expand the number of beds in shelters and support services, and create new programs to address the growing problem of homelessness. Read on to see how two states, two counties, and two cities are using these funds to address the challenges people experiencing homelessness face.
A Lee’s Summit, Mo., business owner has been indicted by a federal grand jury for spending more than $900,000 in federal COVID-19 business relief funds on personal real estate purchases and a Chevrolet Camaro.
Former KC Bank Manager Pleads Guilty to Facilitating Covid Fraud Scheme, Unemployment Benefits Fraud Scheme
A former bank branch manager in Kansas City, Mo., has pleaded guilty in federal court to accepting Kansas City Chiefs playoffs tickets and a new Chevrolet Tahoe in exchange for facilitating a $12.4 million Covid fraud scheme by a Jefferson City, Mo., business owner, as well as a separate fraud scheme to receive unemployment benefits.
Demetrice Black admitted fraudulently applying for and receiving $150,000 in an Economic Injury Disaster Loan from the Small Business Administration during the coronavirus pandemic.
Jacob Eldridge solicited at least 20 friends and acquaintances to file fraudulent applications for Paycheck Protection Program loans.
An indictment accuses Connie Bobo and New Heights Community Resource Center of fraudulently claiming to have served at least three million meals to children.
Brittish Williams admitted committing $564,000 worth of frauds including tax fraud, bank fraud, insurance fraud and three separate pandemic fraud schemes.
Six defendants have been indicted for their roles in a conspiracy that resulted in more than $240,000 in fraudulent Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans being issued under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Mark Ethan Jermain received three loans totaling $730,550.
St. Peters, Missouri Woman Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison, Ordered to Repay $204,000 for Pandemic Fraud
Trashunda M. Harrison submitted a total of nine fraudulent applications for Paycheck Protection program loans.