FEMA Officials, Contractor Accused of Hurricane Relief Fraud

Federal authorities said they have arrested two former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the former president of a major disaster relief contractor.

  • Published 10 September 2019

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal authorities said Tuesday they have arrested two former officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the former president of a major disaster relief contractor, accusing them of bribery and fraud in the efforts to restore electricity to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Puerto Rico said that the then-president of Cobra Acquisitions LLC, Donald Keith Ellison, gave FEMA's deputy regional… Read at AP News