Welcome to the web site for the claims process in the case of
United States v. Farid Fata.

Please Note: The Facilitator phone line will be shutting down February 16, 2018. This means there will no longer be live phone agents available from the office of the Facilitator after close of business on February 16, 2018. After this date, you will need to contact Sandy Palazzolo, the Victim Witness Coordinator for the U.S. Attorney's Office at 1-313-226-9633 for further information relating to this restitution process.

This web site will provide links to all of the important claims process documents, answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs), contact information, statistics, and more. See the tabs at the top of this home page for links. As the claims process progresses, more information will be added.

If you have questions, please call 1-877-202-3282 for more information.

For additional information on the criminal proceedings, please go to www.justice.gov/usao-edmi/us-v-farid-fata-court-docket-13-cr-20600.


No further claims or reconsideration requests will be accepted for processing by the Claims Facilitator or the Court. Please see here for the Court’s order and here for DOJ’s update.

Important Dates

  • November 14, 2016
    Postmark Deadline for Claim Forms
  • November 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. EST
    Court Hearing
    Additional Information Here