U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez speaks as Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (left) listens at a news conference in Union Beach, N.J. on Jan. 16. Menendez announced plans to introduce legislation prohibiting FEMA from demanding repayment of storm recovery aid it mistakenly awarded to Superstorm Sandy victims. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

FEMA is asking some victims of Superstorm Sandy for its money back, but it might not be that easy to get back.

This fall, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) sent out letters to thousands who had mistakenly received some $24 million in emergency assistance funds to reimburse the agency, reports The Wall Street Journal. FEMA is required by law to audit itself to determine if it mistakenly dispensed disaster aid to victims to recipients who received funds from other sources, such as insurance or if multiple people in a household receive grants.

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