REPORT FBI Investigating Puerto Rican Officials For Witholding FEMA Supplies

  • 10/12/2017
  • Source: Fox News
  • by: Jake Gibson
REPORT FBI Investigating Puerto Rican Officials For Witholding FEMA Supplies
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FBI agents in Puerto Rico have been receiving calls from "across the island" with residents complaining local officials are "withholding" or "mishandling" critical FEMA supplies -- with one island official even accused of stuffing his own car full of goods meant for the suffering populace.

The accusations come in the aftermath of deadly Hurricane Maria, which devastated the U.S. territory last month.


“The complaints we’re hearing is that mayors of local municipalities, or people associated with their offices, are giving their political supporters special treatment, goods they’re not giving to other people who need them,” FBI Special Agent Carlos Osorio told Fox News.

Osorio, an agent with the FBI in San Juan, said the bureau was investigating the allegations.
 Source: Fox News

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