United States Department of Justice

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

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Press Release

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

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

Friday, July 25, 2008

Press Release

Fairview Heights Woman Charged in Hurricane Katrina Scam

Courtney Cox, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that on July 25, 2008, DEANGELA LYNNE DIXON, age 49, of Fairview Heights, Illinois was charged by a federal grand jury in East St. Louis, Illinois, with committing a Hurricane Katrina related mail fraud.(Read more)

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Press Release

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

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

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Press Release

Four More Charged with Hurricane Katrina and Rita Fraud

A federal grand jury recently returned two separate indictmentscharging Jacob Phillip Seyfried, 32, and Shannon Rene Blair, 30, both of Brazoria County; Jeremy Dale Hutson, 32, of Spring; and Karen Haneline, 25, of Splendora, with filing false FEMA claims for Hurricane Katrina and Rita disaster assistance, United States Attorney Donald J. DeGabrielle, Jr. announced today. (Read more)

Friday, July 18, 2008

Press Release

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

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

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Press Release

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

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

Monday, July 14, 2008

Press Release

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

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

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