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The Federal Bureau of Investigation reminds the public to use caution when making donations in the aftermath of natural disasters. Unfortunately, criminals can exploit these tragedies for their own gain by sending fraudulent e-mails and creating phony websites designed to solicit contributions.
SPRINGFIELD, MO—David M. Ketchmark, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that three Joplin, Missouri residents have pleaded guilty in federal court, in separate and unrelated cases, to fraudulently receiving federal disaster benefits following the May 22, 2011 tornado.
BIRMINGHAM—A federal grand jury today indicted a Birmingham woman for fraudulently claiming disaster benefits following the April 27, 2011 tornadoes that struck North Alabama, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, FBI Special Agent in Charge Patrick J.
BIRMINGHAM—Two more people face federal charges of fraudulently claiming disaster benefits following the April 27, 2011, tornadoes that struck northern Alabama, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, FBI Special Agent in Charge Patrick J.
WASHINGTON—The Department of Justice, the FBI, and the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) remind the public there is a potential for disaster fraud in the aftermath of a natural disaster. Suspected fraudulent activity pertaining to relief efforts associated with the recent series of tornadoes in the Midwest and South should be reported to the NCDF hotline at 866-720-5721.
State Economic Director Announces Nearly $4.6 Million in Federal Funding for Infrastructure Improvements on Chicago’s South Side – Federal Funding Will Support Economic Recovery Project in Pullman Park Community
CHICAGO – Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Director Warren Ribley today highlighted $4.6 million in federal funding to make infrastructure improvements in Pullman Park, located on Chicago’s south side. Awarded through the “Ike” Disaster Recovery Program, the funding will be used to make repairs to road and sewer infrastructure leading up to the Pullman Park retail site currently under development, to be anchored by a Walmart supercenter.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. , Aug.
Governor Quinn Announces Efforts to Boost Development of South Suburban Cook County – Announces $6.6 Million “IKE” Funding to Revitalize Communities Throughout South Cook; Signs Laws to Support Economy
TINLEY PARK – July 11, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn today announced $6.6 million in federal funding to increase affordable housing, stabilize communities and make infrastructure improvements in six south suburban Cook County communities.
The Chernobyl disaster drew international attention, spurring discussions about the future of nuclear energy. Now, with Japan facing a nuclear crisis of its own, and the 25th anniversary of Chernobyl approaching, a new photo exhibition captures the everyday lives of the people still living in the shadow of a major nuclear disaster.
Reality TV star and current Jesse James gal pal Kat Von D had a particularly bad weekend. The tattoo artist revealed Monday morning that her house burned down the previous night–with her beloved hairless cat inside, PEOPLE reports.