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Physician Convicted For Misappropriating Approximately $250,000 From COVID-19 Relief Programs

A federal jury convicted a Colorado physician on Friday for misappropriating approximately $250,000 from two separate COVID-19 relief programs. According to court documents and evidence presented at trial, Dr. Francis F. Joseph, 57, of Highlands Ranch, received government funds for COVID-19 relief from the Accelerated and Advance Payment Program and the Paycheck Protection Program.


Action Details

  • Date:January 17, 2023
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • COVID-19,
    • Criminal and Civil Actions