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Indian-origin professional in US jailed for two years for fraud

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Washington, Aug 25 (PTI) A 48-year-old Indian-origin technology professional in the US has been sentenced to two years in prison for receiving nearly $1.8 million through forged documents from a federal COVID-19 disaster relief loan facility. The US Department of Justice reported that Mukund Mohan, a resident of Clyde Hill, Washington state, pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and money laundering on March 15. Mohan, who has worked at Microsoft and Amazon, through the government’s Pay-Check Protection Program Fake employment documents were given to get loans. those companies

Washington, Aug 25 (PTI) A 48-year-old Indian-origin technology professional in the US has been sentenced to two years in prison for receiving nearly $1.8 million through forged documents from a federal COVID-19 disaster relief loan facility. .The US Justice Department said that Mukund Mohan, a resident of Clyde Hill, Washington state, had pleaded guilty to charges of fraud and money laundering on March 15.

Mohan, who has worked at Microsoft and Amazon, gave fake employment documents to get loans through the government’s pay-check protection program. He secured loans for companies he allegedly ran.

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He applied for a loan of $5.5 million through forged documents and received $1.8 million before his arrest in July 2020.

Mohan was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in prison in the Western District of Washington.

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