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Messages from the Special Master

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August 15, 2012

Dear Claimants,

Our team is working hard to review claims and make eligibility determinations. Some of you have already received letters telling you that you are eligible for compensation. Many others will receive those letters in the coming weeks.

As we conduct these reviews, we have noticed that many submitted claims are missing critical information and the supporting documentation needed for us to make a decision.

August 15, 2012

Estimados reclamantes, 
Nuestro equipo trabaja arduamente para evaluar los reclamos y tomar decisiones sobre la elegibilidad. Es probable que algunos de ustedes ya hayan recibido una carta en donde se les confirma que cumplen con los requisitos para recibir una compensación. Otras personas recibirán esta carta en las próximas semanas.  

March 9, 2012

Dear Friends,

Although we have only been up and running for a few months, many of you have already submitted the first portion of your VCF claim - the Eligibility Form. We are now in the process of reviewing these submissions.

October 31, 2011

Dear Friends:

I am pleased to announce that the VCF is now accepting claims applications on its website, www.VCF.gov. Users who have registered for the Fund can fill-out an online Eligibility Form that will be used to determine whether you are eligible for compensation through the VCF. If you are found eligible, you will be invited to complete the Compensation Form, which will be used to determine the amount of compensation you are owed.

October 31, 2011
DOJ Press Release - Claimants May Now Fill Out Eligibility Form on Fund's Website
October 3, 2011
DOJ Press Release - Fund Will Continue to Open in Phases throughout October