Tag: U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert

USAO Gets $2,932,867 Award To Address COVID-19 Pandemic In The Territory

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that the U.S. Virgin Islands received $2,932,867 in U.S. Department of Justice grants to respond to the challenges posed by the outbreak of COVID-19. The grant, awarded to the Virgin Islands Law Enforcement Planning Commission (LEPC), is available under the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding […]

Taxpayers Warned To Be On The Lookout For ‘Possible Scams Relating To COVID-19’

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert, Special Agent in Charge Michael J. De Palma of the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI), Director Joel A. Lee of the VI Bureau of Internal Revenue and V.I. Attorney General Denise N. George today warned taxpayers to be alert to possible scams relating to COVID-19, […]

USAO: Report Instances of COVID-19 Fraud To National Center For Disaster Fraud

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert on Monday urged the public to report suspected fraud schemes related to COVID-19 (the Coronavirus) by calling the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) hotline (1-866-720-5721) or by sending an email to the NCDF e-mail address, disaster@leo.gov In coordination with the Department of Justice, Attorney General William […]