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Brazil man charged with stealing disaster-relief donations

Friday, March 23, 2012

Gerald Scott Flint
JEFFERSONVILLE (AP) -- Indiana State Police say a man is charged with impersonating a public servant and theft after allegedly soliciting money and taking disaster-relief supplies in storm-stricken areas of southern Indiana.

The Courier-Journal reports that police arrested 53-year-old Gerald Scott Flint of Brazil on Tuesday after a person complained March 10 he was soliciting donations in Clark and Scott counties for an organization called Volunteer Medics Worldwide.

State police don't believe he was working with a legitimate organization. They say he led some donors to believe he was working with the Department of Homeland Security.

Prosecutors say he took supplies from a Henryville relief center and couldn't explain what he'd done with them.

Flint does not have a published home telephone number in Brazil and could not be reached for comment.

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WHAT A SICK SCUMBAG!!!!!! I'm sure someone on here will defend the jerk!!!!!

-- Posted by clgruener on Fri, Mar 23, 2012, at 8:06 AM

No defending here........ Anyone that would do something like that deserves the worst punishment you could think of!!!!!!!! Too lazy to get a job and make his own money, but has to steal from someone else!!! You are right, he is a SICK SCUMBAG.......

-- Posted by waepc on Fri, Mar 23, 2012, at 9:59 AM

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