Bloomberg Law
March 31, 2020, 8:56 AM

Sweeping Stimulus Law Is Golden Opportunity for Scam Artists

Daniel Seiden
Daniel Seiden

The sweeping $2 trillion economic stimulus package signed into law by President Donald Trump on March 27 will undoubtedly help millions of people in need, but it is also expected to attract its share of shady operators looking to make a fast buck.

“Wherever there is federal money, there is a potential for fraud,” David Colapinto of Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto LLP, a law firm that represents whistleblowers, said. “When trillions of dollars are involved, the potential for fraud is almost endless. We’ve never seen this much money pumped in at one time.”

Colapinto specializes in representing whistleblowers under ...

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