Paycheck Protection Program

The Wayward Hunt for Stimulus Fraud

The Justice Department has a tradition of not commenting on continuing investigations, but it’s sometimes subordinated to political imperatives. My interest was piqued when Brian Benczkowski, head of Justice’s criminal division, announced recently that the department had already uncovered signs of possible fraud by applicants for Paycheck Protection Program loans.

May 11, 2020 : Wall Street Journal

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COVID-19 Update: Federal Investigators Prepare to Investigate and Prosecute Fraud in Emergency Loan Programs

Emergency COVID-19 relief legislation signed into law by President Trump, including the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), has allocated more than $2 trillion in economic aid to individuals, businesses, non-profits and government entities adversely impacted by the pandemic.

April 25, 2020 : National Law Review

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