Mississippi man sentenced in Road Home fraud
A man from Mississippi has been sentenced in federal court after pleading guilty to one count of making false statements to a federal agency.
Wayne L. Manning was sentenced to five years probation for a fraudulent application he made to the Louisiana Road Home Program after Hurricane Katrina.
Manning also was ordered to pay $65,000 in restitution.
Manning received the Road Home grant for damages to commercial property he owned in New Orleans.
He claimed he was a resident of the property at the time of the storm, but actually lived in