Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Fraud Alleged at Red Cross Call Centers

The Washington Post, by Jacqueline L. Salmon

Nearly 50 people have been indicted in connection with a scheme that bilked hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Red Cross program to put cash into the hands of Hurricane Katrina victims, according to federal authorities. Seventeen of the accused worked at the Red Cross claim center in Bakersfield, Calif., which handled calls from storm victims across the country and authorized cash payments to them...

The Red Cross and fraud...together again! Anyone remember the problems after 9-11? By now they should have a system in place.


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