Biloxi man gets prison time for FEMA fraud

Published 3:09 pm Wednesday, January 12, 2011

A Biloxi man has been sentenced to prison for five months and ordered to repay FEMA nearly $8,000 for disaster-assistance he wasn’t qualified to receive.

Boyce Glenn Hill was indicted on multiple federal charges in 2008, three years after he received nearly $8,000 on a false claim that he lost his belongings in Hurricane Katrina.

Hill was arrested last August and was ordered held with no bond.

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Hill accepted a plea agreement in the federal case in October on a charge of theft of government funds.

U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden sentenced Hill last week.