Mount Vernon refers info on city employees’ federal pandemic loans to FBI

October 31, 2020

Mount Vernon officials announced late Friday afternoon that they had concluded their investigation into a possible pandemic loan scheme among city employees without reaching any conclusions.

They revealed that 17 city workers had received grants or loans, including 10 firefighters, 5 employees of the water department, a public works employee and a civilian employee of the police department.

“It is up to the Federal Government to determine if these loans or grants were legally obtained,” read a press release from the city.

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