FBI Investigates Puerto Rican Officials Distributing FEMA Aid Based On ‘Loyalty’

The FBI San Juan Field Office announced Oct. 13 it had received “numerous” complaints that FEMA aid packages were mishandled and fraudulently distributed. The agency is investigating charges in six of the island’s 78 municipalities.

One complaint alleged a party official filled his personal vehicle with supplies at a government building, then drove away, according to the letter.