(The Heart Sq.) – A St. Peters, Missouri, lady was indicted by a federal grand jury in St. Louis for alleged fraud in acquiring $204,095 in loans from a program supposed to assist small companies throughout the pandemic.
Trashunda M. Harrison, 36, was indicted on two counts of financial institution fraud and 7 counts of wire fraud on Wednesday, in response to a information launch distributed on Thursday by the U.S. District Lawyer for the Japanese District of Missouri. Every financial institution fraud cost carries a possible penalty of 30 years in jail, a $1 million tremendous, or each. The wire fraud costs carry a penalty of as much as 20 years in jail and a $250,000 tremendous, or each.
Harrison submitted a number of purposes for Paycheck Safety Program (PPP) loans from June 2020 by way of April 2021, in response to the indictment. Harrison listed herself as the only real proprietor of three companies, The Quiet Area LLC, Blow LLC and StrutN 80s LLC. On the mortgage purposes, Harrison made false representations concerning the payroll and earnings of the companies. She submitted fraudulent tax types to assist the false payroll and earnings claims. She utilized for extra loans and falsely claimed to have used the primary mortgage for payroll and enterprise bills.
Harrison spent the PPP cash on unapproved bills, together with purchasing, eating, lease and funds to people who had no affiliation with the businesses, in response to the indictment.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Lawyer Jonathan Clow.