United States Department of Justice

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

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Press Release

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

Two more Louisiana residents were sentenced in federal court by U.S. District Court Judge James J. Brady on fraud charges related to a hurricane disaster relief program, United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced today. (Read more)

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Press Release

Brothers Who Operated Fraudulent Salvation Army Website after Katrina Sentenced to Prison

Two brothers convicted of multiple counts of wire fraud and aggravated identify theft as the result of fraudulently operating a website that purported to raise money on behalf of the Salvation Army for Hurricane Katrina victims have been sentenced to prison, United States Attorney Don. DeGabrielle announced today. (Read more)

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Press Release

Former Houston Resident Charged with Mail Fraud for False Claims Filed for Fema Hurricane Relief

A former Houston resident has been charged with mail fraud relating to the filing of false claims with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Hurricane Katrina disaster relief, United States Attorney Don DeGabrielle announced today. (Read more)

Monday, November 19, 2007

Press Release

Inmate Sentenced for Hurricane Related Fraud

United States Attorney John L. Ratcliffe announced that a 29-year-old Port Arthur has been sentenced to nine months in federal prison for hurricane related fraud in the Eastern District of Texas. (Read more)

Friday, November 16, 2007

Press Release

Houston Resident Sentenced to Prison for Filing more than 100 Fraudulent FEMA Claims

Octavia Caldwell, 33, was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison for her role in filing more than 100 fraudulent FEMA claims for Hurricane Katrina and Rita, United States Attorney Don DeGabrielle announced today. (Read more)

Friday, November 16, 2007

Press Release

Indictment in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Charges of Obstruction of Justice and Making False Statements

United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced today that on November 15, 2007, a federal grand jury in the Middle District of Louisiana returned a two count indictment against LONNIE FETTER, age 51, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on charges of obstruction of justice and making false statements. (Read more)

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Press Release

Two More Plead Guilty in Baton Rouge, LA on Disaster Relief Fraud Charges

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

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Press Release

Another Pleads Guilty in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Disaster Relief Fraud Charges

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

Friday, November 02, 2007

Press Release

Another Sentenced in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Disaster Relief Fraud Charged

Another Louisiana resident was sentenced in federal court yesterday on fraud charges related to a hurricane disaster relief program, United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced. (Read more)

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