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Prosecutors: Georgia Man Used COVID-19 Relief Loan To Buy $57,000 Pokemon Card

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 17: Pokemon cards on sale at the Pokemon European International Championships at ExCel on November 17, 2017 in London, England. Thousands of competitors from around the world will attend the Pokémon TCG and Video Game Europe International Championships over three days, the first International Championships of the 2018 season. The competition will feature high Championship Point payouts and a prize pool value of up to $250,000. (Photo by John Keeble/Getty Images)

Federal prosecutors say a Dublin, Georgia man used a pandemic relief loan to buy a $57,000 Pokemon card.

Court records show Vinath Oudomsine is charged with lying on an application for a pandemic economic relief loan about the number of people his business employed and the company’s gross revenue.

He faces one count of wire fraud.

The court filing said he received $85,000 in August of last year, and used $57,789 of it to purchase a rare Pokemon card.

Have you ever found out a significant other spent a huge amount of money without telling you? What did they spend it on?


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