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Man Pleads Guilty to COVID-19 Fraud Scheme

A California man pleaded guilty yesterday to fraudulently obtaining $345,108 in COVID-19 pandemic relief loans from a financial institution and the Small Business Administration. According to court documents, Artur Chanchikyan, 55, of Los Angeles, was the owner of Gentle Touch Home Health Care Inc., a home health agency that was located in North Hollywood, California.


Action Details

  • Date:August 25, 2023
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • COVID-19,
    • Criminal and Civil Actions