One of the FEMA workers caught filing a false disaster claim will spend time in prison.
On Monday, Duane Adams received a one year prison sentence for falsely claiming he lived on a houseboat in Moss Point that got destroyed by Katrina. Adams must also pay more than $25,000 in restitution.
His FEMA co-worker and co-conspirator in this fraud case was Emily Fuqua. She got five years probation and must pay $21,000 in restitution for her role in creating the false document.
A Waveland man and two Vicksburg women were also ordered Monday to pay back the money they accepted from FEMA for false hurricane damage claims. All three pleaded guilty to providing a phony address and claiming damage from Hurricane Katrina at that address.
Clarence Hall was sentenced to five years of probation. Hall has to return the $28,181 that FEMA gave him.