Authorities: Paramus man obtained COVID-19 relief loans for business that closed before pandemic

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says George Leguen obtained the federal loans after claiming that the pandemic slowed business at his restaurant.

News 12 Staff

Jun 15, 2024, 10:28 AM

Updated 35 days ago

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A Paramus man has been charged with fraud for receiving $150,000 in COVID-19 relief loans for a business that had closed prior to the pandemic.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office says George Leguen obtained the federal loans after claiming that the pandemic slowed business at his restaurant.
However, records show the business closed during the summer of 2019.


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