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2 Crow Creek Sioux leaders plead guilty to embezzling $135K; 4 others charged


September 12, 2019

In an agreement with prosecutors, Roxanne Sazue, former chair of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe at Fort Thomson, South Dakota, pleaded guilty this week in federal court in Pierre to embezzling from $15,000 to $40,000 from the tribe from about April 2014 or earlier, until about May 2016.

Earlier this month, a partner in the embezzlement, former tribal council member Tina Grey Owl, pleaded guilty to stealing more than $95,000 from her tribe.


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