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: Teen Stabbed To Death After Dutchess County High School Football Game, Former Student Charged
Investigators say the suspects posted pictures of themselves on social media posing with cash they got from unemployment.READ MORE: Attorney Says Current Whereabouts Of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's Fiancé, Are Unknown
Six of the men were in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday.MORE NEWS: New York Weather: CBS2’s 9/18 Saturday Morning Forecast
The feds are still looking for two other suspects.