NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Eight Brooklyn men are accused in a $2 million COVID relief scheme.
Federal prosecutors allege the suspects filed fake unemployment claims.READ MORE: Driver Wanted After Jeep Plowed Into Family On Bronx Sidewalk; 'Car Sped Up To Hit Us,' Witness Says
Investigators say the suspects posted pictures of themselves on social media posing with cash they got from unemployment.READ MORE: Suffolk County Police Looking For 2 Missing Teens From Lindenhurst
Six of the men were in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Gottlieb Says US Needs New Vaccine Strategy As Pace Of Shots Lags
The feds are still looking for two other suspects.