Jury finds shopkeeper not guilty in Native art fraud case
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A Skagway shopkeeper has been found not guilty of fraudulently presenting art as Alaska Native-made.
Rosemary V. Libert, 56, and a seasonal employee were among five charged after a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service investigation into possible violations of the Indian Arts and Crafts Act, the Juneau Empire reported .
Jurors unanimously found Libert not guilty Friday. Prosecutors had dismissed charges against the employee.