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: Brian Laundrie's Remains Found In Florida Nature Reserve, Officials Say
Investigators say the suspects posted pictures of themselves on social media posing with cash they got from unemployment.READ MORE: Man Taken Into Custody After Shooting Just Steps Away From Bronx School
Six of the men were in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Paterson Youth Football Team Gets $10,000 Gift From New York Giants, Dunkin' Donuts
The feds are still looking for two other suspects.