Hurricane Katrina

  • Breaking News SCOTUS Won’t Toss Whistleblower Suit for Seal Violation

    … the policy. The Rigsby claimed that State Farm was deliberately telling adjusters to shift wind damage claims from Hurricane Katrina to flood claims. State Farm provided its policy holders with wind damage coverage but flood insurance is provided by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency…

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  • Supreme Court Takes Up Breach of Seal Case – False Claims Act

    … and offer guidance of what should happen when the seal is improperly breached. Carol and Kerry Rigsby are sisters and former insurance adjusters. After the devastation caused in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina, they became dissatisfied as to how State Farm was handling insurance claims. The sisters said that State Farm was declaring certain homes were…

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  • Mass Transit Magazine

    …“WI: Menomonee Falls Firm to Pay $3M for Violating ‘Buy American’ Rules” by Bruce Vielmetti Link to original source (88K) A Menomonee Falls architecture and construction firm has agreed to pay $3 million to settle civil and criminal charges that it defrauded the federal government’s “Buy American” rules for contractors. According to the U.S…

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  • Journal Sentinel

    …. Department of Justice, Novum Structures repackaged steel and other construction materials from foreign countries to appear as if it were sourced in the United States. The firm used the materials on government projects around the country, such as a courthouse in Illinois, a transit center in Miami and streetcar expansion in New Orleans after Hurricane…

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  • Foreign Aid Fraud and The American Red Cross

    … the U.S. and the potential for massive foreign aid fraud. According to an investigation by ProPublica, the American Red Cross raised over $500,000,000.00 for disaster relief in Haiti yet built just 6 houses. According to ProPublica, the American Red Cross promised to rebuild entire neighborhoods after the earthquake. Instead, “confidential memos…

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