Newark woman pleads guilty to illegally taking COVID-19 money

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Ana Soto of Newark pleaded guilty to lying on applications for payroll protection loans.     A Newark woman has pleaded guilty to fraudulently obtaining COVID-19 payroll protection money and then illegally spending the $246,000. Ana Soto, 41, last week pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of money laundering. She faces a maximum penalty of …