(Updated: 6:10 p.m.) Federal agents filled a U-Haul with dozens of boxes related to an energy assistance program during a raid Wednesday of the embattled Community Action Agency.
CAA has come under criticism from, among others, Republican state lawmakers and anti-immigration activists for allegedly providing heating assistance to undocumented immigrants.
(Updated: 3:43 p.m.) Community Action Agency closed its doors at 2:45 p.m. Thursday as federal agents executed a search warrant.
As he taped an “agency closed” sign written on yellow legal paper to the front door on Whalley Avenue, the embattled antipoverty agency’s finance director, Bob Podeswa, said the agents had been going through “records.”
Asked which records, Podeswa responded, “You can come back tomorrow. We’ll answer all your questions.”
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