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Casey Crowther learns his sentence for COVID-19 relief fraud tomorrow

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Casey Crowther, the Lee County businessman who has been found guilty of COVID-19 relief fraud, will learn his prison sentence on Tuesday, June 28.

Crowther could be sentenced to a total of 140 years in prison for bank fraud, providing a false statement to a lending institution, and two counts of illegal monetary transaction.

Federal prosecutors accused Crowther of using coronavirus relief funds meant for his company, Target Roofing, to buy a house in Saint James City. Prosecutors also showed evidence to prove Crowther used PPP proceeds to buy a boat worth about $700,000.

PREVIOUS COVERAGE: Casey Crowther found guilty on four counts of COVID relief fraud

Last week, the judge denied Crowther’s motion for acquittal.

Crowther is expected in federal court for sentencing at 10 a.m. His legal team submitted a sentencing memorandum asking for a “period of time” with supervised release and restrictions like home confinement and work release.

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