United States Department of Justice

Hurricane Katrina Press Releases, Speeches and Testimony for March, 2009

Sunday, March 29, 2009

Press Release

Fairview Heights Woman Receives Ten Month Sentence for Hurricane Katrina Scam

A. Courtney Cox, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announcedtoday that on February 13, 2009, DEANGELA LYNNE DIXON, age 49, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, received a ten month sentence of imprisonment following her conviction for committing a Hurricane Katrina related mail fraud. (Read more)

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Press Release

Harvey Woman Sentenced in Katrina Fraud Case

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA -LISA N. CAREY, age 43, a resident of Harvey, Louisiana, was sentenced to five (5) years probation by U. S. District Court Judge Jay Zainey for theft of Government funds related to Hurricane Katrina financial assistance, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten. (Read more)

Friday, March 20, 2009

Press Release

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

United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced that another Louisiana resident was sentenced yesterday on fraud charges related to a hurricane disaster relief program. (Read more)

Friday, March 13, 2009

Press Release

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

United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced that another Louisiana resident was sentenced yesterday on fraud charges related to a hurricane disaster relief program.(Read more)

Friday, March 13, 2009

Press Release

Brothers Indicted For Hurricane Katrina Related FEMA Fraud

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JOVAUGHN A. RISIN, age 23, a resident of Laplace, Louisiana, and QUINN P. RISIN, age 25, a resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, were charged today in a one-count indictment by a Federal Grand Jury for Katrina related mail fraud, announced U. S. Attorney Jim Letten..(Read more)

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