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FBI Investigating mishandling of emergency supplies in Puerto Rico

By Rich Mitchell

The San Juan office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation said that it is looking into “mishandling and misappropriation of emergency supplies” in Puerto Rico. “The FBI has received numerous complaints of mishandling and misappropriation of emergency supplies provided by the federal government for the people of Puerto Rico, by local government officials,” the FBI in San Juan posted to its website. “We are working to quickly determine any basis for criminal charges against any public official who would abuse their office and the people of Puerto Rico in this manner.” Fox News interviewed FBI Special Agent Carlos Osorio on the investigation: “The complaints we’re hearing is that mayors of local municipalities, or people associated with their offices, are giving their political supporters special treatment, goods they’re not giving to other people who need them,” FBI Special Agent Carlos Osorio told Fox News. Osorio, an agent with the FBI in San Juan, said the bureau was investigating the allegations. “The U.S. attorney has made it clear if anyone is caught mishandling FEMA supplies, they will be prosecuted and could end up facing anywhere from five to 20 years in prison,” Osorio said. Some of the claims have come by phone …

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