Tenth Circuit Affirms Conviction of Tribal Embezzler

Here is the opinion in United States v. Oldbear, affirming the conviction of a tribal employee for embezzlement of tribal funds. An excerpt:

Louella Oldbear, a member of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Indian Tribes, used tribal funds to repair one of her personal vehicles and to purchase another. A federal jury convicted her of five counts of embezzling Indian tribal funds in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1163 and one count of making a false statement to a government agent in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1001(a)(2).