PPP Fraud News


  • Texas Man Sentenced For $24 Million Covid-19 Relief Fraud Scheme

    A Texas man was sentenced today to more than 11 years in prison for wire-fraud and money-laundering offenses in connection with his fraudulent scheme to obtain approximately $24.8 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.

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  • Man Sentenced For Covid-19 Relief Fraud

    A Florida man was sentenced today to 33 months in prison for fraudulently seeking over $7,263,564 in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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  • Georgia Man Pleads Guilty In New York Federal Court On Charges Related To Ponzi And Covid-19 Fraud Schemes

    Christopher A. Parris, 41, formerly of Rochester, New York, and currently of Lawrenceville, Georgia, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit mail fraud related to a Ponzi scheme, as well as to wire fraud involving the fraudulent sale of purported N95 masks during the pandemic.

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  • Man Sentenced For Covid-19 Relief Fraud Scheme

    A Washington State man was sentenced today to two years in prison for perpetrating a scheme to fraudulently obtain COVID-19 disaster relief loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) through the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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  • Pharmacist Arrested For Selling Covid Vaccination Cards Online

    A licensed pharmacist was arrested today in Chicago on charges related to his alleged sale of dozens of authentic Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 vaccination cards on eBay.

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  • Georgia Woman Pleads Guilty To Bank Fraud For Covid-relief Fraud Scheme

    A Georgia woman pleaded guilty today in the Northern District of Georgia for perpetrating a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $7.9 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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  • Washington Tech Executive Sentenced For Covid-19 Relief Fraud Scheme

    A Washington state tech executive was sentenced today in the Western District of Washington to two years in prison for perpetrating a scheme to fraudulently obtain COVID-19 disaster relief loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) through the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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  • Business Executive Charged With $1m PPP Fraud

    The owner of a Philadelphia construction company is facing fraud charges for allegedly falsifying information on a Paycheck Protection Program loan application.

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  • PPP Fraud Network In Braddock, Pennsylvania

    Braddock, a tiny town in Pennsylvania, may be at the core of a PPP fraud network.

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  • Chinese Man Found Guilty Of $20 Million Dollar PPP Fraud Scheme

    Chinese national who lived in New York pled guilty in connection with a fraudulent scheme to obtain over $20 million.

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  • New Yoker Confesses To PPP Fraud

    Brooklyn man acknowledged to collaborating with another individual from Saugerties to receive more than $5.6 million in false loans.

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  • Congress Investigating Bluevine And Kabbage For PPP Fraud

    Congress has launched a formal inquiry into possibly fraudulent Paycheck Protection Program loans provided by internet lenders such as BlueVine and Kabbage.

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  • Couple Charged With $1 Million Dollar PPP Scam

    A Cattaraugus County man with prior felony fraud convictions and an Oklahoma woman have been charged with bank fraud and other crimes.

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  • Department Of Justice Cracking Down On PPP Loan Fraud

    Billions of dollars dispersed in the form of fraudulent PPP Loans have been identified since September 2020

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  • Time's Running Out For PPP

    The deadline for when the SBA will stop accepting PPP loans is rapidly approaching.

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  • Camden County Residents Charged In $1.4m Covid-19 Relief Fraud

    Two Camden County residents have been charged for their role in a $1.4M COVID-19 relief fraud scheme.

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