Former FEMA worker gets 5-year fraud sentence
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(AP) - A former FEMA worker who stole the identities of victims of natural disasters and used them for shopping sprees got more than five years in federal prison for his crime.
What Robert G. Davis did was "low down," said U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton as he announced the sentence of 64 months.
Davis had pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft.
While working at the Federal Emergency Management Agency and
various mortgage companies, he stole the identities of more than 200 people and fraudulently opened credit accounts worth about $156,000.
Davis apologized for his actions and blamed them on a drug problem and abuse as a child.