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  1. April 10, 2024

    Fla. Lawyer Seeks 'Compassion' After Loan Fraud Conviction

    Fresh off a failed bid to have her wire fraud conspiracy conviction nixed, a Florida attorney found guilty of fraudulently obtaining federal COVID-19 relief loans asked a Georgia federal judge for leniency in her upcoming sentencing.

  2. April 01, 2024

    Fla. Atty Can't Escape $300K COVID Relief Fraud Conviction

    A Florida attorney fell short in trying to nix her conviction for conspiracy to commit wire fraud when a Georgia federal court found the jury heard and saw a "plethora" of evidence to show she submitted fraudulent loan applications in an effort to obtain money meant to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. February 26, 2024

    Feds Say Fla. Atty Can't Undo COVID Relief Fraud Conviction

    A U.S. attorney's office has pushed back on a Florida lawyer's bid to vacate her conviction in Georgia federal court of conspiring to defraud a coronavirus pandemic relief program, saying the government doesn't have to prove she was "behind the keyboard" when the applications were submitted to be convicted of the charges.

  4. February 12, 2024

    Fla. Atty Wants $300K COVID Relief Fraud Conviction Axed

    A Florida attorney convicted of conspiring to defraud a U.S. coronavirus pandemic relief program has asked a Georgia federal judge to vacate the jury's guilty verdict and either acquit her or order a new trial, arguing the government violated her due process rights by not submitting sufficient evidence to prove her guilt.

  5. December 12, 2023

    Florida Attorney Convicted In $300K COVID Relief Fraud

    A Georgia federal jury convicted a Florida attorney of conspiring to defraud a U.S. coronavirus pandemic relief program of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

  6. February 04, 2022

    Ex-Farah & Farah Atty Charged With $300K COVID Loan Fraud

    A former Farah & Farah attorney and a lawyer from Florida have been indicted on felony fraud charges in Georgia in relation to an alleged scheme that prosecutors say netted them about $300,000 in federal COVID-19 relief aimed at helping small businesses weather the pandemic.