‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers’ Star Austin St. John Arrested For Government Pandemic Loan Fraud

Instead of "It's Morphin' Time," a Mighty Mophin Power Rangers star may be doing time.

Austin St. John, who portrayed the red Power Ranger on the show from 1993 to 1995

Has been charged in a plot to cheat the US government of CARES Act monies, along with others.

St. John is one of 18 people charged by the Department of Justice with filing fake Paycheck Protection Program loan applications.

They allegedly then transmitted the funds to the scheme's masterminds.

Jason Geiger, also known as St. John, is accused of obtaining more than $400,000 in fraudulent PPP loans

According to the Department of Justice, he could face a term of up to 20 years in prison.

The Justice Department named Michael Hill and Andrew Moran as the alleged leaders of the scheme.

The combined total the defendants allegedly obtained from the government came to $3.5 million.

"An indictment is not proof of guilt," said David Klaudt, a lawyer for St. John.

"All accused are considered innocent, and Mr. St. John plans to actively defend himself."