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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(New York: Pat Dawson) Updates on previous “Fleecing of America” stories presented; details given about limits on Federal Emergency Management Agency
(FEMA) disaster relief funds, an agreement with the government of Nigeria allowing the US Postal Service to screen mail coming from that country and the prosecution of William McCorkle for his fraudulent real estate promises; McCorkle’s TV infomercial shown. [FEMA director James Lee WITT- says it’s time to quit wasting money on rebuilding in flood-prone areas.] [US postal inspector Lee HEATH- comments on the Nigerian mail fraud case.] [Florida assistant attorney general Jacqueline DOWD- comments on the McCorkle case.]
- Williams, Brian;
- Dawson, Pat
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