Contractor Cops To Stealing Katrina Home Repair Money

Law360, New York (August 1, 2012, 4:25 PM EDT) -- A contractor for New Orleans Affordable Homeownership, a now-defunct, corruption-plagued city agency dedicated to repairing homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina, pled guilty in Louisiana federal court Tuesday to taking payment from the federally funded agency for work he didn't perform.

Louisiana man Richard Hall, 46, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy and one count of theft, in exchange for the government dropping ten additional counts. Hall will be sentenced Oct. 30 and could face up to 15 years in prison and a fine of $500,000,...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Hall

Case Number



Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

March 7, 2012

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