A former Olympic determine skater has been arrested on costs that he ripped off a program to assist struggling small companies harmed by the coronavirus
Luka Klasinc, a 48-year-old Slovenian man, was arrested Monday and awaited an look in Manhattan federal court docket. A message searching for remark was left together with his lawyer.
Manhattan U.S. Legal professional Audrey Strauss stated Klasinc used false paperwork to attempt to recover from $1 million in support for his occasion administration firm, which he stated phases main ice-themed amusement park model occasions worldwide.
“At a time when U.S. small companies had been struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Klasinc thought he might rip-off his option to simple cash,” Strauss stated.
“His plans have been placed on ice. He’ll now be held accountable for his alleged brazen lies,” she added.