4 Metro Detroit Residents Charged With COVID-19 Relief Fraud – CBS Detroit
(CBS DETROIT) Four Metro Detroiters are accused of trying to take much-needed COVID-19 aid money.
According to the Justice Department, Antonio George, 45, from Novi; Kevin Womble, 37, of Detroit; Andrae Sims, 43, of Farmington Hills; and Sarah Vidal, 31, from Novi; are faced with the indictment.
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The Justice Department says these four tried to mislead and take more than $ 4 million in COVID-19 relief funds.
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These funds were part of a program to help firms in difficulty.
If convicted, they face up to 20 years imprisonment.
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