Contractor charged with defrauding FEMA
Published: June 4,2010
GULFPORT — A federal grand jury has indicted a North Carolina businessman who contracted with FEMA to set up travel trailers in South Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina.
Clarence Bundy Morrison IV of Fayetteville, N.C., is charged with conspiring to defraud FEMA.
The charges against the 42-year-old Morrison include wire fraud and false statements and claims.
The indictment alleges Morrison gave false information to get a contract to block, level and anchor travel trailers.
The Sun Herald reports Morrison was arrested May 28 and taken before a judge in Raleigh, N.C. He was released pending a hearing in Gulfport. A hearing date has not been set.
It was not immediately known whether Morrison has an attorney.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- Half century of memories — Christmas on Deer Creek to celebrate 50th anniversary
- Analyst: KiOR Columbus plant may end up sold as scrap
- Prison-contract task force working in wake of Epps' indictment
- (UPDATE) Gov. Bryant: $1.2 billion aluminum plant is a very exciting proposition for the state of Mississippi
- Bryant wants free tuition for students with technical diploma
- Prescott leads field for Conerly Trophy as state's best football player
- UM Chancellor Jones: Lymphoma treatment going well
- County to ask if it can use unspent hurricane recovery money
- BILL CRAWFORD: Bryant’s tax cut won’t stop spending growth