United States Department of Justice

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

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Press Release

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

Another Louisiana resident was 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)

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Press Release

Another Indicted, Another Pleads Guilty in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Federal Fraud Charges

Another Louisiana resident was indicted and another pled guilty in federal court yesterday on charges of fraud related to hurricane disaster relief programs, United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced.(Read more)

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Press Release

Katrina Evacuee Guilty of Using Another’s Social Security Number

Bobby Hammond, 48, has been found guilty on eight counts of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney Don DeGabrielle announced today. (Read more)

Friday, October 12, 2007

Press Release

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

Two more Louisiana residents were sentenced, and two more pled guilty in federal court on charges of fraud related to hurricane disaster relief programs, United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced today. (Read more)

Wednesday, October 03, 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)

Monday, October 01, 2007

Press Release

Fourteen More Individuals Arrested for Hurricanes Katrina and Rita Fraud in the Montgomery, Alabama, Area

A federal Grand Jury in Montgomery, Alabama, has returned indictments against fourteen individuals for fraud and theft resulting from false claims filed with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) during Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, U.S. Attorney Leura Canary announced today. (Read more)

Monday, October 01, 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)

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