Ex-FEMA Worker Avoids Jail In $100M Katrina Contract Scam

Law360, New York (September 7, 2012, 12:24 PM EDT) -- A former Federal Emergency Management Agency employee was sentenced Wednesday to one year of probation but avoided prison time for helping a disaster services company fraudulently win a $100 million contract to maintain government-issued mobile homes after Hurricane Katrina.

A Louisiana federal judge also declined to impose a fine on Robert Blevins, 75, of Fort Pierce, Fla. The former FEMA accounting property officer had faced up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine after pleading guilty May 2 to one count of violating federal...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Dangler et al


Case Number

2:11-cr-00061

Court

Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

March 25, 2011

Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.