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Tribes to Get Portion of Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Settlement Funds
Tanya H. Lee
About $50 million of the $15.3 billion settlement that Volkswagen has agreed to pay for rigging its emissions software has been earmarked for tribes, with another $1 million set as...
Wakpamni Lakotas Blindsided By $60M Wall Street Scam
“Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive…” – Sir Walter Scott It was a headline writer’s dream: “Man once dubbed ‘Porn’s New King’ is charged in tribal f...
Indigenous People in Guatemala in Protests that Lead to Resignation of President
Indigenous people in Guatemala were in the front lines of anti-government protests in late August, just a week before the resignation of President Otto Perez Molina on September 2...
Montana Guardians Project Aims to Deter Indian Country Corruption
Corruption had long been a staple of some Montana tribal governments, but after the American Recovery and Reinvestment (“stimulus bill”) monies flooded Indian country with millions...
Federal Indictment: Man Accused of Defrauding Nonprofit Dedicated to Natives of $4 Million
Brian James Brown, 56, the former president of a national nonprofit that addresses the critical issues and disparities facing Native Americans, is accused of conspiring to defraud ...
Beat the House! 42 Indicted in Legends Casino Scam
The federal government is investigating how more than $100,000 was stolen from the Yakama Nation’s Legends Casino in what looks to be a fraud case...
Founder of Full Tilt Poker Pleads Guilty to Fraud in Federal Court
The founder of an Internet poker company operated from Dublin, Ireland, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy in federal court, reported the Associated Press ...
Abramoff Associate Kevin Ring's Conviction Upheld in DC Appeals Court
Gale Courey Toensing
The appeals court for the District of Columbia has upheld the conviction of Kevin Ring, a former associate of former Republican lobbyist and convicted felon Jack Abramoff, who plea...
Nearly 20,000 'Suspicious Activities' Reported in Indian Gaming 2004-11
American Indian casinos filed 26 percent of all gaming suspicious activity reports (SARs) to the federal government during the years 2004 to June 30, 2011, and 16 percent of the do...
Court Denies Abramoff’s Partner-in-Crime Reduction of $20M Restitution to Ripped-Off Indians
Gale Courey Toensing
A federal appeals court denied a request from the former business partner of convicted Republican super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff to reduce the $20 million restitution order against h...
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