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pexels-photo-753619-300x169The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida has announced that a Jacksonville man accused of lying about damage caused by Hurricane Irma was indicted this week.

Deontre Javan Taylor, 26, was charged with disaster assistance fraud and faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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pexels-photo-753619-300x169Two Florida women were indicted last week for allegedly filing fraudulent applications for relief funding for damages caused by Hurricane Irma in separate cases, the U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Florida announced.

Bernita Willette Carswell of Jacksonville and Deannajo White of Suwannee County were both charged with disaster assistance fraud. New sources didn’t name attorneys for the two women.

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