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Businessman to plead guilty in tribal corruption case


HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Havre businessman agreed to plead guilty to bribing a tribal official and conspiring to make false claims in order to take federal stimulus money awarded to the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.

Defendant Shad Huston signed the plea deal on Friday, acknowledging that he bribed a Chippewa Cree official and used fake invoices to get paid for work his companies never did on the reservation.


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