Atlanta Area Women Charged With Stealing Millions Of Dollars From The Paycheck Protection ProgramLakisha Swope and Treisha Pearson were arraigned in federal court on charges of conspiracy, wire fraud, bank fraud, and money laundering after allegedly participating in a scheme to steal over $3.5 million from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
Marietta Man Arrested for Phony Community Service DocumentationThe Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Marietta Police Department arrested Derek “Al” Sneed, 39, of Marietta, and charged with one felony count of false statements and writings, according to a GBI.
North Korean Military Hackers Indicted In Global Scheme To Commit Cyberattacks And Financial CrimesThe hacking indictment filed in the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles alleges that members of the Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB), a military intelligence agency of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), were engaged in criminal hacking.
Cartersville Man Sentenced For Investment Scam He Started As A TeenagerA federal judge sentenced Kevin Perry, 23, of Cartersville, for running an investment fraud scam that began when he was a teenager and resulted in more than $430,000 in losses to investors.
Florida Man Obtains $3.9 Million In PPP Loans, Buys A $318,000 LamboA Florida man pled guilty to fraudulently acquiring approximately $3.9 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and using those funds, in part, to buy a $318,000 Lamborghini sports car for himself
Former Bank Loan Officer And Land Developer Indicted In Fraudulent Loan SchemeA federal grand jury indicted a former bank loan officer and two associates on charges arising out of an alleged scheme to defraud Brewster’s former employer, River City Bank in Rome, Georgia.
Florida Woman Owes $20.3M For Role In Historic Healthcare Fraud CaseAn Indian Rocks Beach woman faces 13 years in federal prison and owes $20.3M in restitution for her role in healthcare fraud.
Six More Charged In Connection With A $2.7 Million PPP Fraud SchemeA grand jury indicted six individuals, operating as part of a larger group, for fraudulently obtaining approximately $1.5 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans on behalf of five businesses based in Georgia and South Carolina.
10 Arrested In Polk County For Stealing CARES Act MoneyThe Polk County Sheriff's Office says 10 people were arrested on Thursday for stealing up to $18,000 in CARES Act money.
Fraudulent Eventbrite Site Charging Some Tampa Bay Seniors For Covid Vaccine RegistrationSome seniors registering for the COVID vaccine in Pinellas County have found themselves duped into paying for appointments on a fraudulent website.
Atlanta Man Pleads Guilty To Committing Wire Fraud While On Bail For COVID-19 FraudSantwon Antonio Davis, 35, of Atlanta, pled guilty to wire fraud related to a scheme to defraud his employer in May 2020 by submitting a fraudulent COVID-19 medical excuse letter.
Atlanta Man Charged With $11 Million Fraud While In PrisonA federal grand jury indicted a man serving a prison sentence in a Georgia Correctional facility and 2 others for conspiracy to commit bank fraud and money laundering according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Florida Woman Allegedly Hid Body In Trash Can To Collect BenefitsIn order to keep collecting a man’s Social Security benefits, a Florida woman stuffed his body into a trash can after he died, according to investigators.
GA Sec. Of State Re-Certifies Election, Responds To More Alleged MisinformationElection officials have now re-certified Georgia’s election, as they continue responding to alleged misinformation and accusations of a rigged election.
Raffensperger Says Faith And Past Personal Tragedies Helped Him Endure Difficult ElectionGeorgia Secretary of State Brett Raffensperger has been called a RINO - a Republican In Name Only – by President Donald Trump, for pushing back against the President’s unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud in the weeks following the election.