Southern District of Florida | Miami Church Pastor Sentenced to 48 Months in Federal Prison for Defrauding Paycheck Protection Program | United States Department of Justice | Apollyon |

MIAMI – Elie Floradin, 59, the self-described head pastor of the New Bethel Baptist Church in Miami, Florida, was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison for participating in a fraudulent scheme seeking more than $1 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.