'This Is Taxpayer Money': Government Watchdogs Call For Safeguards To Prevent Further PPP Loan Fraud“Frankly, (the government) has a duty to make sure the money goes to the right individuals and to those who actually need it."
I-Team: Millions In PPP Money Went To Bogus Texas Companies With Little VettingAccording to court records, Dinesh Sah of Coppell was approved for PPP funding for 11 different companies for a total of $17.7 million.
Feds Say Coppell Man Spent $17 Million In Fraudulently Obtained PPP Loans On Homes & Luxury CarsA Coppell man has been indicted for fraud and money laundering after he allegedly spent more than $17 million in Paycheck Protection Program loan money on lavish personal expenses.
Texas Man Accused Of Spending COVID-19 Relief Funds On Lamborghini, Strip ClubsA Texas man is accused of fraudulently obtaining more than $1.6 million in COVID-19 relief funds and spending it on items such as a Lamborghini and at strip clubs, the Department of Justice said.
Research Shows Congress Created Coronavirus Aid, Then Reaped The BenefitsAt least a dozen lawmakers have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid, according to newly released government data.
Texas Businesses Among Trump Donors Who Were Early Recipients Of Coronavirus LoansAs much as $273 million in federal coronavirus aid was awarded to more than 100 companies that are owned or operated by major donors to President Donald Trump's election efforts.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's Broadcasting Company Received $179K PPP LoanA spokesperson said the money was sought due to a decline in advertising sales and was to cover the payroll and expenses of 13 employees.
Owner Of North Texas Wedding Planning Company Charged With Coronavirus-Relief FraudFahad Shah, 44, was charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday with wire fraud, false statements to a financial institution and money laundering.
Trump Cabinet Member In Dallas Touts Small Business Loan Success: 'No Small Businesses Were Left Behind'Jovita Carranza, head of the Small Business Administration, met with small businesses owners in Dallas on Friday.
Small Businesses Hoping For PPP Loan Changes As $140B Remains UnusedSome businesses say the restriction on the loans have not allowed them to use the money in the way they need it.
Wells Fargo Faces Government Investigations Into COVID-19 Paycheck Protection LoansWells Fargo on has disclosed that federal and state authorities are investigating its lending practices under a key small business relief effort to combat the economic damage from the novel coronavirus.
Some North Texas Small Business Owners 'Terrified' Loans May Not Be ForgivenAfter qualifying for a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program, some small business owners are now reluctant to spend it.
Treasury Department Pressures Publicly Traded Companies To Return Loans, Ruth's Chris Chain ObligesThe Treasury department is stepping up pressure on publicly traded companies to return money they received under the Paycheck Protection Program.
Dallas Small Business Owner Frustrated After Congress Lets SBA Program Run Out Of MoneyRepublicans in the Senate and House blame Democrats for the standoff. Democrats want to spend more money for hospitals and local governments.