Connellsville Business Accused Of Stealing $300K In Pandemic Relief FundsA Fayette County business and 11 people have been charged after police said they stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from programs meant to help people struggling during the pandemic.
KDKA Investigation Into Questionable Paycheck Protection Program Money Spawns FBI ProbeFBI agents interviewed Braddock Police Chief Guy Collins about a suspected fraud ring operating in his town.
KDKA Investigates Uncovers More Questionable Paycheck Protection Program Money In McKeesportThere are calls from Washington, D.C. to prosecute Paycheck Protection Program violators.
Pa. Auditor General Calls For Tighter Control Of Next Round Of COVID-19 Relief Funding After Cases Of FraudSince the beginning of the pandemic, KDKA Investigates has uncovered several types of covid relief fraud.
KDKA Investigation Continues: Braddock PPP Fraud May Be Tip Of IcebergThe small borough of Braddock is at the center of a possible fraud ring.
Braddock Chief Suspects Organized Fraud Ring Operation After KDKA Investigation Into PPP LoansIt’s the talk of the town in Braddock: nearly three dozen residents getting tens of thousands of dollars each in Paycheck Protection loans despite having no visible signs of present or prior employment.
FBI Arrests Pittsburgh Man For Allegedly Submitting Fake PPP Loan ApplicationsRandy Frasinelli was arrested by the FBI for allegedly defrauding the Paycheck Protection Program.
Omni Hotels And Resorts Says Union Lied And Pittsburgh Workers Did Receive Money From Hotel's PPP LoanOmni Hotels and Resorts claimed the hotel workers’ union, UNITE Here, lied and the workers did receive money.
Pittsburgh Penguins Received $4.8M PPP Loan To Pay RentThe Pittsburgh Penguins got nearly $5 million in loans from a federal rescue package meant to help small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
Struggling Omni William Penn Workers Demand Accountability, Say They've Seen No Money From Hotel's PPP LoanThe union representing Omni William Penn employees is calling on the U.S. Small Business Administration to hold the hotel accountable for the PPP loan it received.
Catholic Diocese Of Pittsburgh And Entities Received At Least $15M In Small Business Coronavirus LoansThe Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh and entities within the diocese received an estimated total of at least $15 million in loans meant to help small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic.
Help Available For Cash-Strapped Renters and Homeowners: New Assistance Fund Launches in Pa.We’re now four months into the coronavirus pandemic and many people are receiving unemployment for the first time.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's Company Received Small Business Coronavirus LoanA company partly owned by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is among those that received loans from a $600 billion-plus coronavirus aid program.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's Family Companies Received At Least $6.3M In Coronavirus LoansBillionaire West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family companies received at least $6.3 million from a federal rescue package meant to keep small businesses afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
PNC Bank Processes More Than 70,000 Loans Through Paycheck Protection ProgramPNC Bank announced that it has processed more than 70,000 loans through the federal Paycheck Protection Program.