Hurricane Victim Seethes at ‘Token’ $1.69 FEMA Check
`Seeking the government’s help, the Punta Gorda resident — after being put on hold for 2 1/2 hours — got through to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and told his tale: a damaged roof, shattered windows and no electricity.
About a week later, a check from the U.S. Treasury came in the mail. [..]
The check’s value: $1.69.’