St. Petersburg Police say that several men recently arrested on drug charges used COVID-19 relief loans to fund their enterprise.
Central Florida authorities have arrested more than 30 people as part of a sting on an alleged drug trafficking operation. Several of the accused are also facing fraud charges for taking out SBA loans on non-existent businesses.
Arrest reports for three of the men claimed they received nearly $50,000 between them in loans. Say what you will about the legitimacy of their business, but at least it's providing goods and services to Floridians. It's a step beyond Tom Brady and his source of boat financing.
Tom Brady’s company took almost $1M in PPP loans, while 52% of small businesses that applied didn’t get any.— Sawyer Hackett (@SawyerHackett) December 4, 2020
Tom Brady is worth $200,000,000. pic.twitter.com/St2L95ODxr
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