FEMA fraud News

FEMA Officials Arrested on Fraud Charges Linked to Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria Aid

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials who oversaw the reconstruction of Puerto Rico’s electrical grid and the former president of Cobra Acquisitions were arrested on fraud and conspiracy charges linked to recovery efforts from Hurricane Maria, according to federal prosecutors. FEMA’s …

Alabama Man Pleads Guilty in Tornado Fraud Case

A west Alabama man has pleaded guilty to fraudulently claiming disaster benefits following the April 27 tornadoes in Alabama. Officials say 47-year-old Robert Lee Spires entered his plea before U.S. District Judge L. Scott Coogler to two counts of attempted …