Local organization needs help getting...

Local organization needs help getting homeless vets off street

There are 1 comment on the WWL-TV New Orleans story from Jan 23, 2014, titled Local organization needs help getting homeless vets off street. In it, WWL-TV New Orleans reports that:

"It's no way to serve our countrymen. There's no way a hero should be underneath a bridge," said Lisa Carey, director of VHOM.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at WWL-TV New Orleans.


Richardson, TX

#1 Feb 5, 2014
A Westwego woman has pled guilty to theft of government funds in a Katrina fraud case, according to U.S. Attorney Jim Letten.
Lisa N. Carey, 43, applied for FEMA and SBA benefits after Katrina, stating that she lived in Springfield. Investigators found that Carey did not live at the Springfield address.
Carey had submitted a false building permit, two false residential leases and two false furniture repair bills to the SBA to get them to release funds from her business and home loans. The total loss to FEMA is $2000 and to SBA the loss was $60,000. Carey has agrees to full restitution to both agencies.
Carey faces a fine a maximum of $250 thousand and ten years in prison. Sentencing is set for March 24.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Weather Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Michelle Grossman - About NBC 10 News Story - W... (Mar '08) 4 hr AzzCapn 906
News Arcadia residents left with property damage aft... 7 hr Yehin Legorreta 1
News 'Alaskan Bush People' are 'On the Prowl' on Dis... (Feb '15) 11 hr UcMePee 65
News Global warming made Paris floods far more likel... (Jun '16) Thu Into The Night 152
News Get ready for our next heat wave Jul 19 BPT 1
News With Wind, Heat in Forecast, Crews Scramble to ... Jul 19 Anonymous 2
News What are the chances? Tropical Storms Don, Hila... Jul 19 anonymous 2
More from around the web