Dec 23, 2008
DALLAS (AP) - The Federal Emergency Management Agency is investigating
how personal information from about 16,000 Hurricane Katrina evacuees in
Texas ended up online.
FEMA spokesman Terry Monrad in Washington told The Associated Press
early Tuesday that the information involved evacuees from Louisiana,
Mississippi and Alabama.
All sought FEMA assistance after Katrina hit the Gulf coast in August
The individuals are being contacted by phone and mail, plus will receive
18 months of a security monitoring service. Monrad declined to identify
which Web sites posted the information, which he says has been removed
at FEMA's request.
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