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Five Defendants Arrested For Stealing Millions From Government-Funded Childcare Programs For Low Income Families

Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Michael J. Driscoll, the Assistant Director in Charge of the New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), and Susan A. Frisco, the Acting Special Agent in Charge of the New York Regional Office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (“HHS-OIG”), announced the unsealing of a seven-count Indictment today charging five defendants with participating in schemes to steal millions of dollars from government-funded childcare programs for low-income families, including by stealing proceeds from a fake after-school program that received millions in funding and by using funds to purchase private real estate, items at auction, and a luxury vehicle.


Action Details

  • Date:January 11, 2023
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney General, Southern District of New York
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions