Connecticut Announces Joint State-Federal COVID-19 Fraud Task Force
(Hartford, CT) - Attorney General William Tong, U.S. Attorney John Durham, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Chief State's Attorney Richard Colangelo announced formation of a joint federal-state task force combatting COVID-19 related fraud in Connecticut. The task force will investigate and prosecute a wide range of misconduct related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including price gouging, healthcare and government program fraud, consumer and small business scams, lending scams, charities fraud, and cyber fraud. Violators may be subject to civil fines and penalties and/or state or federal criminal prosecution.
- Date:May 6, 2020
- Agency:Office of the Attorney General of Connecticut
- State Enforcement Agencies