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Former Tribal Chair Sentenced for Embezzlement Scheme; Defendants Prosecuted as Part of The Guardians Project, a Federal Law Enforcement Initiative to Combat Corruption, Fraud, and Abuse in South Dakota

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced today that a former Chairman of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe was sentenced for his role in a scheme involving the embezzlement of tribal funds by former elected tribal officials. Chief U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange presided over the sentencing hearing on June 16, 2020.


Action Details

  • Date:June 22, 2020
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions