SAN JUAN (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Division on Tuesday introduced corruption costs towards a senior authorities official and a contractor who oversaw the rebuilding of Puerto Rico’s electrical grid after Hurricane Maria devastated the island in 2017.

FILE PHOTO: A person carrying a water container walks subsequent to broken homes after the world was hit by Hurricane Maria in Canovanas, Puerto Rico, September 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File Picture

In a 15-count indictment, U.S. prosecutors allege that Ahsha Tribble, who oversaw the Federal Emergency Administration Company’s efforts to revive electrical energy after the hurricane,…

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