Dale Old Horn
Probationary sentences and orders to pay thousands of dollars in restitution were handed down Wednesday to three men caught in an investigation into fraud at the Crow Tribe Historic Preservation Office.
Three of seven defendants caught in a $500,000 fraud investigation at the Crow Tribe Historic Preservation Office changed their pleas to guilty Tuesday in separate hearings before a federal judge in Billings.
The federal indictment on Tuesday of the former director of the Crow Tribe’s Historic Preservation Office, Dale Old Horn, and six others others on corruption charges is one of the first cases to be investigated by a new federal task force.
In what was almost entirely a family affair, the former head of the Crow Tribe Historic Preservation Office and six others were charged Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Billings with defrauding the tribe of more than $500,000.
SARPY CREEK -- About the time Christ was born and Roman legions marched on much of the known world, hunters honed by millennia of experience trapped a snorting, terrified herd of bison in a narrow drainage near what is now Hardin.As they systematically killed and processed hundreds of animal…