United States Department of Justice

Hurricane Katrina Press Releases, Speeches and Testimony for April, 2008

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Press Release

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

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

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Press Release

Four Sentenced in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Charges Related to Theft of Funds from a Hurricane Disaster Relief Program

United States Attorney Dunn Lampton announced today that fourteen current and former inmates from the Mississippi Department of Corrections were indicted by a federal grand jury for FEMA fraud following Hurricane Katrina. (Read more)

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Press Release

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

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

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Press Release

Two More Texas Residents Indicted for Defrauding FEMA

A federal grand jury has returned two separate indictments charging James T. Leggett, 31, of Houston, and Amber Gutierrez, 33, of Galveston, with fraudulently obtaining Hurricane Rita disaster assistance, United States Attorney Don DeGabrielle announced today. (Read more)

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Press Release

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

One more Louisiana resident was sentenced in federal court, and four more individuals have been indicted, on charges of fraud related to hurricane disaster relief programs, United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced. (Read more)

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