Kansas chiropractor charged with PPP loan fraud | USAO-KS
WICHITA, KAN. – A federal grand jury in Wichita has indicted a Kansas man on multiple charges for alleged crimes related to the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act, which is a federal law providing financial assistance to businesses suffering losses economic due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the CARES Act, the Small Business Administration (SBA) is authorized to provide businesses with forgivable loans for payroll, utilities, rent, and other expenses through the Paycheck Protection Program. payroll (PPP).
According to court documents, Timothy Dale Warren, 58, of Haysville, is charged with four counts of bank fraud, two counts of money laundering and four counts of misrepresentation. Warren, a chiropractor, is accused as owner of Titan Medical Center LLC of fraudulently obtaining PPP loans totaling approximately $145,800 from two banks and then allegedly using a third bank to conceal the proceeds.
US Attorney Duston Slinkard of the District of Kansas made the announcement.
The U.S. Department of Defense – Defense Criminal Investigative Service and Defense Contract Audit Agency, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Inspector General, and the U.S. Department of Treasury – Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigations are investigating the case.
Assistant United States Attorney Aaron Smith is prosecuting the case.
An indictment is only an allegation and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in court..