In The Press May 07, 2020

Coronavirus Stimulus Fraud Arrest: How a Small-Town Tip Exposed a $500K Fraud Scheme (Fox Business)

What started as a tip that landed on a small-town Massachusetts police chief’s desk led to charges against two men who allegedly tried defrauding the government of thousands of novel coronavirus relief dollars. Chief Thomas Galvin’s tip to the FBI and U.S. Attorney’s Office led to the first arrests nationwide for alleged Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program loan fraud. Derek Cohen, a partner in Goodwin’s White Collar Defense practice and former federal prosecutor, discusses his expectations for the types of cases brought out of the program. Read the article in Fox Business here