Tag: JJ Garza

La Joya Trustee facing federal fraud charges

La Joya (KFXV) La Joya School District confirms the resignation of one of its School Board trustees who’s accused of fraud according to the press release sent by the district. They thanked Juan Jose Garza for his service to the district and to the students. Garza faces federal charges for fraud while he served as the Director of the La Joya Housing Authority. He’s accused of colluding with other agencies to benefit from construction projects through fraudulent...

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Director of Housing Administration faces federal fraud charges

La Joya (kfxv) – The executive director of the board of housing Administration is suspended and faces federal charges. 48 year old JJ Garza that was suspended from his position without salary and could possibly, according to authorities, be fired. This investigation began last October for allegedly committing fraud with a bid involving construction contracts in the housing authorities of Donna and Alamo. The alleged fraud consisted of inflating expenses of some projects that were built using federal...

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La Joya Housing Authority Appoints Interim Director

La Joya (KFXV) — The La Joya Housing Authority now has a new director. Melissa Armijo is the new appointed interim director after former executive director Juan Jose “JJ” Garza was arrested. Garza of 52 years old is facing fraud charges. Fox 2 News told you about his arrest on Friday. The indictment alleges that from July 2012 through March 2013, Garza engaged in bid rigging for construction contracts with the Alamo and Donna Housing Authorities. If convicted, he and one other face 20 years in prison and a possible $250,000 maximum...

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Housing Authority Director Indicted on Fraud

La Joya (KFXV) — The executive director of the housing authority has been indicted along with another individual for fraud. 48 year old, Juan Jose “JJ” Garza, and 52 year old, Armando Jimenez were arrested Friday and this morning, the two men went before a judge. The indictment alleges that from July 2012 through March 2013, Garza and Jimenez engaged in bid rigging for construction contracts with the Alamo and Donna housing authorities. Garza and Jimenez allegedly submitted false bids so that Jimenez Construction would be awarded construction projects. If convicted, each faces up to 20 years in prison...

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La Joya Housing Authority Rocked by Scandalous Accusations

The housing authority department of La Joya abruptly closed its doors today after a series of allegations are unleashed against the general director of the establishment, Juan José “JJ ” Garza. Francisco David Hernandez Ramirez says he was fired without reason this Thursday after arriving to his job, one he’s held for the past 16 years, serving as an inspector and maintenance supervisor. Hernandez Ramirez adds that he was dismissed after a dispute with his supervisor in which he questioned Mr. Garza about his behavior during work hours. We got in contact with Mr. Garza, and this is what...

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