What to Know

  • A 24-year-old Brooklyn man has pleaded guilty in federal court to the destruction of a vehicle for cutting a brake line of an NYPD van during last summer’s George Floyd protests
  • Jeremy Trapp also admitted lying on a COVID-19-related business loan application that landed him thousands of dollars in stimulus cash for a company that never existed
  • The COVID fraud was discovered when authorities were executing a search warrant in connection with the sabotaged NYPD van case

A 24-year-old Brooklyn man has admitted to sabotaging an NYPD van by cutting one of its brake lines during the George Floyd protests last summer and for lying on a COVID-19-related loan application that landed him stimulus cash for a fake business, federal prosecutors in New York said Friday.

Jeremy Trapp pleaded guilty to two charges — one count of destroying a vehicle in the NYPD van case and one count of wire fraud in the COVID loan case. The latter charge…

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