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Justice Department Announces Results of Nationwide COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Action

The Justice Department announced today the results of a coordinated, nationwide enforcement action to combat COVID-19 fraud, which included 718 enforcement actions – including federal criminal charges against 371 defendants – for offenses related to over $836 million in alleged COVID-19 fraud. At the meeting, Michael C. Galdo, Acting Director of COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement, detailed the results of the three-month coordinated law enforcement action that took place from May through July 2023, which included criminal, civil, and forfeiture actions.


Action Details

  • Date:August 23, 2023
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • COVID-19,
    • Criminal and Civil Actions