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Justice Department Left to Mop Up After Flood of PPP Fraud, Locally and Nationally, Philadelphia Business Journal

February 16, 2023

Partner Kathryn Deal spoke to Philadelphia Business Journal for an article about a wave of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) fraud cases taken up by the US Department of Justice.

Kathryn, a former assistant US attorney, noted that the nature, scope, and sentences of pandemic fraud cases could vary depending on the facts and circumstances.

If a business owner made a fraudulent representation on a loan application, they could face bank fraud, wire fraud, and mail fraud charges, and if that owner misused fraudulently obtained funds, they could face money laundering charges, she said.

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