An Amtrak electrical journeyman, based in Washington, D.C., signed a civil settlement agreement on March 23, 2023, with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Florida, and agreed to pay $23,360 in restitution and a $5,640 penalty. Our investigation found that the employee submitted an application containing false statements and information to a lender backed by the Small Business Administration to qualify for a Payroll Protection Program loan. As a result, the employee received $20,800 in federal CARES Act funds to which she was not entitled.
Thursday, March 23, 2023
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