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glen-carrie-LfviizMGKaE-unsplash-300x200A 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.

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etienne-martin-2_K82gx9Uk8-unsplash-300x200A Las Vegas woman faces fraud charges in Nevada after she allegedly sought over $1 million in COVID-19 relief loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Karen Chapon, also known as Karen Hannafious, 50, was charged with one count of bank fraud and one count of making false statements to a financial institution. The press did not name an attorney for her.

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mika-baumeister-6jI4JwI64JI-unsplash-300x200Three men have been charged by federal prosecutors in South Florida for allegedly participating in a fraud and money laundering scheme that stole an estimated $2 million from coronavirus (COVID-19) relief programs.

Jimpcy One of Broward County, FL, Gousman Lemy of Norfolk County, MA, and Frantz Guillaume of Suffolk County, MA, were charged with bank fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy to commit money laundering. One and Guillaume were additionally charged with aggravated identity theft and making false statements to a financial institution. It is unclear if any of the named defendants have acquired the services of an attorney.

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pexels-photo-3952234-300x200Federal prosecutors in South Florida have filed charges against three local residents for their alleged participation in a scheme to file fraudulent loan applications seeking more than $24 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans that are guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Damion O. McKenzie, 38, of Miami Gardens, Andre M. Clark, 46, of Miramar, and Keyaira Bostic, 31, of Pembroke Pines, were each charged in separate criminal complaints with wire fraud, bank fraud, and conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud. Attorney information was not available.

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katie-moum-o0kbc907i20-unsplash-300x200A Miami man was arrested and charged for allegedly lying on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) applications and obtaining $3.9 million, which he used to purchase luxury items, including a Lamborghini Huracán EVO.

David Tyler Hines, 29, of Miami was charged with one count of bank fraud, one count of making false statements to a financial institution, and one count of engaging in transactions in unlawful proceeds. It is unclear if he has acquired legal representation.

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