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VCF Leadership Announcement

April 5, 2022
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Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya announced today that she will be leaving the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund at the end of this month for a position with Georgetown University Law Center’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection.

Upon Rupa’s departure, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland will appoint an Interim Special Master while a search for a permanent Special Master is underway.  The Interim Special Master will have the full authority of the Special Master, and as such, claimants should not experience any delays in the processing and payment of claims.   As the process and timing for the appointment of a new Special Master becomes available, information will be shared on our website.