United States Department of Justice

Hurricane Katrina Press Releases, Speeches and Testimony for May, 2007

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Press Release

Another Sentenced in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Federal Fraud Charges

Another Louisiana resident was sentenced in federal court by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Ralph E. Tyson on fraud charges related to a hurricane disaster relief program, United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced today. (Read more)

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Press Release

Two More Indicted in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Fraud Charges Related to a Hurricane Disaster Relief Program

Two more Louisiana residents were indicted in federal court on fraud charges related to a hurricane disaster relief program, United States Attorney David R.Dugas announced today. (Read more)

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Press Release

Another Pleads Guilty in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Federal Fraud Charge

Two more Louisiana residents were indicted in federal court on fraud charges related to a hurricane disaster relief program, United States Attorney David R.Dugas announced today. (Read more)

Friday, May 18, 2007

Press Release

Two Mississippi Residents and One Florida Resident Sentenced for Katrina Debris Removal Fraud

Allan Kitto, Clinton K. Miller, and Lauren Robertson were sentenced in U.S. District Court on charges of conspiring to defraud the United States, U.S. Attorney Dunn Lampton announced today. (Read more)

Friday, May 18, 2007

Press Release

Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty to Katrina Fraud

W.C. Blackmon of Canton, Mississippi, pled guilty to submitting a false claim to FEMA for Hurricane Katrina disaster assistance funds, U.S. Attorney Dunn Lampton announced today. (Read more)

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Press Release

Another Pleads Guilty in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Federal Fraud Charge

Another Louisiana resident pled guilty in federal court on a charge of fraud related to hurricane disaster relief programs, United States Attorney David R.Dugas announced today. (Read more)

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Press Release

Montgomery Father and Son Indicted with Hurricane Katrina and Rita Fraud, and Two Others Face Sentencing for Katrina Fraud

A Montgomery father and son, James Lassic, Jr., and Andre Saquan Lassic, ages 56 and 21, respectively, were indicted on two counts of theft of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita disaster assistance funds. (Read more)

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Press Release

Another Pleads Guilty in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Federal Fraud Charge

Another Louisiana resident pled guilty in federal court on a charge of fraud related to a hurricane disaster relief program, United States Attorney David R.Dugas announced today.(Read more)

Friday, May 11, 2007

Press Release

Two More Sentenced in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Federal Fraud Charges

Two more Louisiana residents were sentenced in federal court this week on fraud charges related to a hurricane disaster relief program, United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced today.(Read more)

Tuesday, May 02, 2007

Press Release

Four More Indicted in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Fraud Charges Related to a Hurricane Disaster Relief Program

Four more Louisiana residents were indicted in federal court on fraud charges related to a hurricane disaster relief program, United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced today.Read more)

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