November 17th, 2012
06:05 AM ET

9/11 fund handler decides compensation to Aurora shooting victims

Victims of the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting rampage will receive assistance from a $5 million charitable fund.

The attorney who decided who will receive what payments handled similar payouts to victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks, the BP oil spill, the Sandusky sex abuse scandal and the Virginia Tech massacre.

He received no payment for his work on Aurora – not even for his expenses.

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  1. Benn

    I'm just waiting for the African American victim's family to start screaming racism and discrimination because they didn't get ALL the money. .

    November 17, 2012 at 9:50 am | Report abuse |
  2. fernace

    I feel ya little mister! I often have no $$, so this means I have to "steal" toilet paper from public restrooms! I don't feel like this is stealing, it's public & I'm simply taking what I might be using on a regular visit to this place! Women Need TP!! Times are ruff for all of us & I can only hope the people we vote into office understand how hard up we are! This is my 1st experience w/poverty in this nation & that's true for a lot of people! We're broke, but our reps in Washington keep playing political games at our expense! We are the people, the true government & as such we need to say Enuff! Work together & get us all back to normal or get the heck lost, cus you're holding up progress! No matter what, we will survive & succede & our nation will be great again! We just have to put the pressure on!!

    November 17, 2012 at 1:50 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Rascal Rabble

    did she still eat like a bird???

    November 17, 2012 at 5:13 pm | Report abuse |
  4. dazzle ©

    A real class act you are even in your imagination.

    November 17, 2012 at 10:03 pm | Report abuse |
  5. chrissy

    And WHAT an imagination it is huh dazzle? lol am i wrong?

    November 17, 2012 at 11:37 pm | Report abuse |
  6. the prophet

    Here we go again pledging money at a problem, real help is done in the communities addressing their needs regardless if budget cost

    December 16, 2012 at 7:32 pm | Report abuse |
  7. the prophet

    The first 5 millions should be used to rebuild a new the school with a memorial on school grownds

    December 16, 2012 at 7:54 pm | Report abuse |
  8. the prophet

    Change!! like what? take the right to bare arms away from Americsns. Change starts with band all violent video games

    December 16, 2012 at 8:49 pm | Report abuse |