Geiger is 1 of 19 people named in a federal indictment accusing the defendants of registering and applying sham, non-operational organizations, or in other instances current corporations, beneath which they could submit PPP personal loan apps.
The indictment alleges that on June 17, 2020, Geiger acquired a bank loan for a enterprise titled “St. John Enterprises,” which was funded roughly $225,754.
“The defendants applied the PPP funds for unauthorized private uses, such as cash withdrawals, gold and silver purchases, luxury jewellery things, and automobiles,” the indictment explained.
In accordance to a launch from the US Attorney’s Business, 18 of the 19 defendants have either been arrested or summoned for overall look before a federal justice of the peace decide.
The FBI Dallas Division informed CNN Geiger was arrested at a residence in McKinney, TX on Tuesday. Geiger was arraigned on Wednesday and will following show up in court docket on May 24, in accordance to court data.
“All defendants are presumed harmless and Mr. Geiger intends to vigorously protect himself from this allegation,” Geiger’s lawyer, David Klaudt, said in a assertion.
Geiger appeared in the “Mighty Morphin Electric power Rangers,” which aired from 1993 – 1999, as nicely as a number of spin-off projects.