Georgia Woman Charged with Defrauding FEMA in Connection with $156 Million Hurricane Maria Contract

Tiffany Brown has been indicted for allegedly defrauding the Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”) in connection with a nearly $156 million contract she was awarded that required Brown to provide 30 million self-heating meals to the residents of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in 2017. Brown had submitted a proposal to FEMA falsely representing that her Georgia-based company, Tribute Contracting LLC (“Tribute”), could provide the necessary self-heating meals. Brown allegedly not only lacked any of these capabilities but had plagiarized significant portions of her proposal. Click here to read more.