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Ex-Blackfeet Tribal leader sentenced to prison for Head Start program fraud

GREAT FALLS - The former chairman of the Blackfeet Tribe today was sentenced to 10 months in prison and two years of supervised release along with being ordered to pay $174,000 restitution for his role in an overtime pay scheme that stole federal funds from the tribe's Head Start child assistance program, U.S. Attorney Kurt Alme said.


Action Details

  • Date:March 30, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Montana
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions