FBI Omaha investigates million-dollar COVID-19 relief fraud


Federal investigators have found alleged fraud schemes to take millions of dollars in pandemic relief in Nebraska and Iowa.Omaha’s Federal Bureau of Investigation office says it has zeroed in on several possible cases that could leave taxpayers footing the bill in the end.KETV Newswatch 7’s Jose Zozaya investigates how agents say this happened and the safety upgrades from the federal agency helping small businesses.”Unfortunately, bad actors will always try and prey on those down on their luck,” FBI Omaha Special Agent Bryan Van Deun said.Van Deun, who supervises the office’s white collar crimes squad, said major disasters, natural…

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