Department of Justice Seal Department of Justice
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2005
WWW.USDOJ.GOV
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(202) 514-2007
TDD (202) 514-1888

****MEDIA ADVISORY****
*******MEDIA ADVISORY*******

ATTORNEY GENERAL ALBERTO R. GONZALES AND FEDERAL AND STATE OFFICIALS TO SPEAK ABOUT HURRICANE KATRINA FRAUD TASK FORCE AND TOUR DISASTER RELIEF CENTER

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales and federal and state officials will meet with the Hurricane Katrina Task Force THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2005 at 10:00 A.M. CDT.

WHO: Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales and federal and state officials WHAT: Update on the Hurricane Katrina Fraud Task Force

WHEN: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2005 10:00 A.M. CDT Cameras must pre-set by 9:30 A.M. CDT

WHERE: Sheraton Hotel Napoleon Ball Room, 4th Floor 500 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70130 NOTE: ALL media MUST PRESENT GOVERNMENT-ISSUED PHOTO ID (such as driverís license) as well as VALID MEDIA CREDENTIALS. Cameras must be pre-set by 9:30 P.M. A mult-box will be provided. All press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Cynthia Magnuson at (202) 352-3581.

WHO: Assistant Attorney General Alice Fisher for the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorneys WHAT: Off-camera background briefing on the Hurricane Katrina Fraud Task Force

WHEN: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2005 10:55 A.M. CDT

WHERE: Sheraton Hotel 2nd Floor 500 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70130

NOTE: ALL media MUST PRESENT GOVERNMENT-ISSUED PHOTO ID (such as driverís license) as well as VALID MEDIA CREDENTIALS. All press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Cynthia Magnuson at (202) 352-3581.

The Attorney General will meet with law enforcement officials and tour a disaster relief center located in St. Bernard Parish. A brief media availability will follow.

WHO: Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales and law enforcement officials WHAT: Tour of Disaster Relief Center followed by press availability

WHEN: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2005 12:00 P.M. CDT

WHERE: Disaster Relief Center Wal-Mart Super Store 8101 W. Judge Perez Drive Chalmette, LA 70043 Media will be allowed to obtain b-roll. The Attorney General will hold a press availability following a tour of a disaster relief center located at a Wal-Mart at 12:45 P.M. CDT.

NOTE: ALL media MUST PRESENT GOVERNMENT-ISSUED PHOTO ID (such as driverís license) as well as VALID MEDIA CREDENTIALS. All press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to Cynthia Magnuson at (202) 352-3581.

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