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Former Creek Nation Principal Chief George Tiger pleads guilty to bribery charge


September 16, 2019

Former Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief George Phillip Tiger pleaded guilty Friday to one count of bribery related to his acceptance of nearly $62,000 while he worked a part-time job for another tribe. He could receive up to 37 months in prison.

Tiger, 69, of Bristow, admitted accepting more than one bribe from Aaron Dewayne Terry while Tiger was chairman of the Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town Economic Development Authority Board. Terry, who held various management and control positions in companies owned by the Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town, according to prosecutors, is named in a separate 14-count superseding indictment.


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