Georgian woman sentenced to prison for COVID rescue fraud
ATLANTA (AP) – A Georgian woman has been sentenced to serve nearly three and a half years in federal prison for fraudulently taking more than $ 6 million in COVID relief funds.
Federal prosecutors say Hunter VanPelt, 49, of Roswell, submitted six bogus loan applications to the Paycheck Protection Program from April to June 2020. She requested a total of more than $ 7.9 million and received more than $ 6 million, prosecutors said in a statement. Release.