United States Department of Justice

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

Friday, October 29, 2008

Press Release

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

United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced that a federal grand jury in the Middle District of Louisiana returned an indictment today against GERALDINE J. FRANKLIN, age 49, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, charging her on disaster relief fraud charges. (Read more)

Thursday, October 28, 2008

Press Release

Another Charged with Disaster Relief Fraud In Baton Rouge, Louisiana

United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced that another Louisiana resident was charged yesterday in federal court with aiding and abetting making false statements in connection with a claim filed in a federal hurricane disaster relief program (Read more)

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Press Release

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

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

Thursday, October 02, 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)

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Press Release

Houston Woman Convicted of Defrauding FEMA after Bench Trial

Belinda Gayle Nordstrom, 33, of Houston, has been convicted of filing a fraudulent claim with FEMA for Hurricane Rita disaster assistance, United States Attorney Donald J. DeGabrielle Jr. announced today. (Read more)

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