NJ Spotlight News

Business Report: Investigating COVID-19 aid fraudsters

Clip: 06/14/2022 | 2m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

When the federal government began distributing billions of dollars in pandemic relief to struggling businesses due to COVID-19, it was a lifeline for many. For others, it was an opportunity to commit fraud. On Tuesday, a congressional panel began examining the payouts in one program, following a report that as much as 20% of taxpayer money may have gone to fraudsters.

Aired: 06/14/22

Rating: NR

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