New Jersey man gets jail time for Hurrican Katrina scam

    A Newark, N.J. man is headed to prison for scamming more then $20,000 in Hurricane Katrina relief funds.

    David Kollie was convicted in April of forgery and receiving stolen government property after the U.S. Attorney’s Office alleged he used stolen identities to get storm relief assistance.

    The Associated Press reports Kollie will spend a year in prison and pay more than $27,000 in restitution.

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