FEMA will address all Hurricane Sandy flood insurance cases, not just those in …
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — At the request of New York’s U.S. senators, theĀ Federal Emergency Management Agency will expand its investigation of flood insurance fraud to all eligible Hurricane Sandy victims.

Hearing about alleged flood insurance fraud that was going on under the noses of FEMA, Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand asked for some accountability recently.

FEMA was notified that flood insurance companies had used altered engineers’ reports in determining flood damage for houses damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

By companies altering engineers’ reports to show less damage than was actually done, homeowners were cheated out of much-needed money for repairs.

Thousands of cases are in court and at the prodding of Ms. Gillibrand and Schumer, FEMA agreed yesterday to reopen and review every flood insurance claim that’s requested — not just those involved in lawsuits.

New Jersey’s U.S. senators, Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, joined Ms. Gillibrand and Schumer in meeting with FEMA officials to address the 144,000 flood insurance claims filed by Hurricane Sandy victims under the National Flood Insurance Program that FEMA oversees.

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