Ex-FEMA Worker Mulls Plea Deal In $100M Katrina Case

Law360, New York (October 12, 2011, 12:11 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors have offered a plea deal to a former Federal Emergency Management Agency employee accused of helping a disaster services company fraudulently score a $100 million contract to maintain government-issued mobile homes in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the defendant said Tuesday.

Robert Blevins, 74, said in a motion that he was reviewing a "potential negotiated plea" offer from prosecutors. He asked U.S. District Judge Lance M. Africk to delay trial while he considers the deal and completes discovery. Prosecutors reviewed the motion and had no...
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