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Former IT director accused of embezzling from an Indian tribal organization

 


WPBN/WGTU — The former Information Technology Director of Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Michael Buchanan, is being accused of embezzling from an Indian tribal organization.

According to the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, a 'felony information' was filed Monday after an extensive investigation by GTB's Police Department in cooperation with the FBI. GTB says Buchanan should be arraigned Monday in the Federal District Court in Grand Rapids. GTB says they lost about $233,176.12, which is the value of computer equipment purchased by Buchanan and allegedly resold to third parties during the time period of 2008-2012.

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