Paycheck Protection Program
When the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed in March 2020, the backbone of its support for small businesses was the Paycheck Protection Program. Many companies took advantage of this federal aid when it was needed most, but now some business owners are finding themselves under investigation or charged with fraud.
If you took a Paycheck Protection Program loan and are now finding yourself facing accusations of fraud, Goldberger & Dubin, P.C. can help. Since 1977, our firm has fought to ensure justice works for our clients when they are unfairly accused or inappropriately charged with a crime. Our counsel is straightforward, which means we provide a results-oriented approach to building a criminal defense strategy that can help you mitigate your responsibility for an alleged crime.
For more information about what our Paycheck Protection Program attorneys in New York can do for you, call (646) 681-5997 or contact Goldberger & Dubin, P.C. online.
There are a number of scenarios in which the federal government may bring criminal charges against you with regard to the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program. It may believe you attempted to commit fraud – or were successful – by providing false information on your loan application. Business owners have specifically been charged in this manner because the government cannot verify the existence of their operating companies or any employees on their payroll.
Depending upon your unique situation, you may face federal criminal charges such as the following:
If a business has multiple owners or there are multiple individuals involved in an allegedly fraudulent attempt to obtain a Paycheck Protection Program loan, all may be charged accordingly. If you believe you are being unfairly accused, get help from our Paycheck Protection attorneys in New York at Goldberger & Dubin, P.C.
Most of the time people are unaware that they are being investigated for federal crimes involving fraud. If anyone from the federal government has contacted you with regard to your Paycheck Protection Program loan or to seek information about your company, immediately seek representation from an experienced white-collar crime attorney.
People who haven’t done anything wrong may believe that refusing to speak to a federal agent without an attorney present may make them look suspicious. The reality is that investigators are constantly probing for incriminating information, and an experienced attorney can help you answer questions in a manner that protect you from unnecessary further investigation or even criminal charges.
Beyond this, it’s simply your right to have an attorney at your side whenever the government is accusing you of a crime. At Goldberger & Dubin, P.C., we are tenacious advocates for our clients and provide them with the advice they need when investigators are trying to twist the facts into false narratives.
If you are face charges or are under investigation for a criminal matter involving your Paycheck Protection loan or application for a loan, get help from our attorneys Goldberger & Dubin, P.C. For more than 40 years, we’ve been the criminal defense advocates that people have needed when they needed us the most.
Rest assured that we’ll hold the government accountable for proving every ounce of its accusations against you. This means building a solid defense that responds to your unique circumstances and the charges you’re facing. With our help, your responsibility for an alleged crime can be mitigated or dissolved.
For more information about how Goldberger & Dubin, P.C., contact us online.