Instead of “It’s Morphine Time”, an actor in the TV show Mighty Movin Power Rangers It might be a good time.
Austin St Johnwho played the Red Power Ranger on the show, which ran from 1993 to 1995, was charged with others in a scheme to defraud US government funds from the CARES Act.
The Department of Justice alleges that St. John was one of 18 accused of making fraudulent applications for Paycheck Protection loans. They then transferred the money to the scheme leaders.
John, whose real name is Jason Geiger, is alleged to have obtained more than $400,000 in fraudulent PPP loans. According to the Justice Department, he faces a possible sentence of up to 20 years.
The Department of Justice named Michael Hill and Andrew Moran as the alleged leaders of the scheme.
According to a Department of Justice press release, “Hill allegedly recruited conspirators to use an existing company or create a company to apply for PPP funding.” “Once enlisted, Moran allegedly assisted his co-conspirators with application papers, including manufacturing supporting documents and submitting the application through online portals.”
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