Man sentenced for scamming Katrina victims

June 9, 2009 4:25:04 PM PDT
A Houston man confessed in court Tuesday to scamming Hurricane Katrina victims. The trial of Jose Farias was just getting started when he decided to plead guilty to stealing more than $140,000 from seven people. He didn't complete any of the contracted work on the homes in the area of Slidell, Louisiana.

Faraias was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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