Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

NSC cyber team joins fight against pandemic fraud

by • 3 months ago

A new executive order will include actions to support victims of identity fraud and address bias within benefits programs.

GSA won’t use facial recognition with for now

by • 3 months ago

The agency's secure sign-in team continues to research the technology and to conduct equity and accessibility studies.

Pandemic Analytics Center of Excellence will help IGs investigate fraud

by • 1 year ago

COVID-19 relief fraud investigations will last the decade, but not much, if any, funding appears to be going to automated screening of loan applicants.

Missing E-Tran controls saw SBA issue $692M in duplicate pandemic relief loans

by • 1 year ago

Proper screening could catch such errors, as well as fraud the agency is instead investigating after the fact.

SBA adapting IT systems providing COVID-19 relief amid program changes

by • 1 year ago

The Biden administration made more changes to the Paycheck Protection Program on Wednesday, necessitating tweaks to E-Tran.

Lawmakers question SBA technology investments after loan system outages

by • 2 years ago

The Small Business Administration proposed replacing E-Tran by 2015, but in 2020 the loan system continues to be updated in lieu of modernization.