Tag: Juan Jose 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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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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