United States Department of Justice

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

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Press Release

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

United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced today that another Louisiana resident has been charged and another has been sentenced on fraud charges related to hurricane disaster relief programs. (Read more)

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Press Release

Five Individuals Arrested For Katrina Fraud

Five individuals were arrested and appeared in U.S. District Court on Wednesday, August 13, in response to indictments returned by a federal grand jury alleging false claims to FEMA, the Mississippi Development Authority, the Small Business Administration and the Department of Agriculture for Hurricane Katrina disaster assistance funds, U.S. Attorney Dunn Lampton announced today. (Read more)

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