A South Florida man has been arrested for allegedly making false statements to a bank in order to fraudulently receive more than $60,000 in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans intended to help small businesses impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Judlex Jean Louis, 32, of Lauderhill was charged with bank fraud, making false statements to a financial institution, and aggravated identity theft. At the time of his arrest, he was reportedly awaiting trial on money laundering, theft, and fraud charges related to separate cases dating back to 2014. He was ordered held on $250,000 bond. Attorney information was not available at the time of writing.