United States Department of Justice

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

Monday, March 31, 2008

Press Release

Houston Man Sentenced for Hurricane Fraud in Port Arthur

United States Attorney John L. Ratcliffe announced that a 32-yearold Houston man has been sentenced to 6 months in federal prison for hurricane related fraud in the Eastern District of Texas. (Read more)

Friday, March 28, 2008

Press Release

Local Woman Sentenced to over Two Years for Hurricane Katrina Fraud

Elizabeth Ann Granville, 28, of Montgomery, Alabama, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Mark E. Fuller to 2 years and a day in federal prison for defrauding the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) out of $2,358.00 which was designated for victims of Hurricane Katrina, U.S. Attorney Leura G. Canary announced today. (Read more)

Monday, March 10, 2008

Press Release

Ten More Charged with Filing Fraudulent FEMA Claims

In two separate cases, a total of ten individuals have been charged with fraudulently filing FEMA claims for Hurricane Katrina and Rita disaster assistance, United States Attorney Don DeGabrielle announced today. (Read more)

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Press Release

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

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

Tuesday, March 6, 2008

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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