United States Department of Justice

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

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Press Release

Another Sentenced In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, On Disaster Relief Fraud Charges

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)

Monday, January 28, 2008

Press Release

Montgomery Hurricane Katrina Fraudster To Sentenced To 6 Years Without Parole

A Montgomery man, Jacob Warner, age 26, was sentenced to six years (72 months) imprisonment for his criminal conduct arising out of Hurricane Katrina fraud, U.S. Attorney Leura G. Canary announced today. (Read more)

Friday, January 25, 2008

Press Release

Two More Sentenced In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, On Disaster Relief Fraud Charges

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

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Press Release

Hardin County Couple Guilty Of Hurricane Related Fraud

United States Attorney John L. Ratcliffe announced today that a Sour Lake, Texas couple has been convicted of hurricane related fraud in the Eastern District of Texas. (Read more)

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Press Release

Hurricane Katrina Fraudster To Be Sentenced To 43 Years In A Federal Prison

A Montgomery woman, Bernetta LaShay Willis, 28, was sentenced to the longest sentence yet handed out in the United States for a case arising out of Hurricanes Katrina or Rita, U.S. Attorney Leura G. Canary announced today. (Read more)

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