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FEMA Media Statement regarding the Federal Indictment of a FEMA Employee

Release date: 
September 10, 2019
Release Number: 
HQ-19-114


FEMA cannot comment on personnel matters; however, the Agency is fully cooperating with federal investigators.

FEMA’s mission is to help the American people before, during, and after disasters and our mission can only be accomplished by maintaining the public trust and confidence of those we serve. As such, the Agency takes allegations of employee misconduct extremely seriously and holds all employees to the highest ethical standards – requiring them to protect government resources and place public service over private gain in everything they do.

For any questions you may have regarding this matter, please contact the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Puerto Rico or the DHS Office of Inspector General.


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Last Updated: 
September 10, 2019 - 14:22