The former Olympic athlete has been charged with bank fraud and identity theft, to try and get a loan with a value of more than $ 1.5 million, which was intended to help struggling small businesses during the pandemic, federal authorities announced on Tuesday.
The 48-year-old In the Klasinc, a Uk citizen who is alleged to have used forged documents at the same time as you are trying to get a loan in the amount of more than $ 1.5 million through the U.s. Small Business Administration's economic trauma assistance program, according to a statement made by Thomas Strauss, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
Klazink was arrested on Wednesday in Manhattan and is scheduled to appear in federal court on Tuesday, according to federal prosecutors.
According to him, the Cast, he was trying to illegally secure these loans, but companies across the country struggle to stay alive during the coronavirus crisis.
"That said, at a time when small businesses in the united states are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, Klazink the thought that he could cheat on his way to making easy money," Strauss said. "Thanks to the diligence of the FBI, and his plans were frozen. He is now on trial for his alleged lies."
It is a classic to be placed in 26, male, solo, ice-skating at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.
His lawyer matias Cabrera, and immediately asked for a response from News on Tuesday's comments.
According to the criminal complaint, Klasinc, is the sole owner of the BOB77, LLC.
According to the federal government, the BOB77 was announced as an operating company that cooperates with its global partners, in order to be the host of the ice-themed events, theme parks, and around the world. Klasinc, which begins roughly with the start of 2019, it has opened up three of the commercial, banking and the international financial institutions, the officials said.
According to him, the officials, the company received $1,595,800 between July 2020 and September 2020, at 11 loans from the federal economic injury applications.
During this period of time, " he said, the authorities made a lot of transfers from the BOB77 international benefisiarlara accounts," the complaint said.
However, an international bank, which is working with the BOB77 freeze all of the assets of the company's accounts as of September 2020, following the detection of possible cases of fraud, the officials said.
The most recent being dark, Small, said in a statement that the federal government is likely to substance abuse in federal programs very seriously.
"The loans are issued on behalf of the SBA, was intended to help businesses who are living in severe hardship during the pandemic," he said. "We're seeing it again and again, a case of fraud, and abuse in the program. We set out to examine all the evidence likely to be fraudulent SBA loans."