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Sheridan man sentenced to 6-10 years in embezzlement case

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — A former Sheridan energy company executive has been sentenced for stealing more than $1 million in royalties.

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Ex county treasurer charged with embezzling more than $100K

Ex county treasurer charged with embezzling more than $100K

BOULDER — A former Jefferson County treasurer faces felony theft charges for allegedly embezzling more than $100,000, district court papers filed Wednesday show.

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Study: Montana 4th-highest state for embezzlement losses

Study: Montana 4th-highest state for embezzlement losses

MISSOULA — Montana’s businesses, nonprofits, government entities and other organizations had the fourth-highest risk in the nation for suffering major losses due to embezzlement in 2013, according to a newly released annual study.

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Interior says Chippewa Cree wrong to fire leader

The U.S. Interior Department has ruled that the Chippewa Cree Business Committee violated federal whistleblower laws when it terminated Ken Blatt St. Marks as its chairman.

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More plea deals struck in tribal corruption case

Two more defendants in a sweeping corruption investigation into Montana’s Chippewa Cree tribe have agreed to plead guilty to federal charges, according to court documents filed Monday.

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Blackfeet consultant sentenced for kickbacks

GREAT FALLS — A consultant for the Blackfeet Indian tribe who was convicted in a multimillion-dollar fraud case and for bankruptcy fraud was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison and ordered to pay $1.7 million in restitution.

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Better Business: Background checks can provide a measure of protection against crime

There are many reasons a business would have a background check policy for job candidates. The main one is protecting the business, its employees and its customers from harm and legal action.

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Man gets 10 years probation for credit card theft

Man gets 10 years probation for credit card theft

A Billings judge Monday gave 10 years of probation to a man who pleaded guilty to theft by embezzlement for making unauthorized charges on a company credit card in October 2013.

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Kalispell man sentenced for embezzlement

KALISPELL — A Kalispell man who stole scrap iron from his employer and made unauthorized charges on a company credit card has been given a suspended sentence and must pay nearly $60,000 in restitution to the foundation repair company where he worked.

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Bozeman man gets prison, to pay $369K for fraud

MISSOULA — A Bozeman man who pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $370,000 from his elderly and disabled clients has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison and ordered to pay restitution.

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Former prison museum worker guilty of embezzlement

BUTTE — The former director of operations at the Old Prison Museums in Deer Lodge has pleaded guilty to embezzlement and forgery.

August 18, 2014 3:37 pmLoading…
Ex-legislator sentenced in tribal corruption case

Ex-legislator sentenced in tribal corruption case

GREAT FALLS — A federal judge sentenced a former state legislator to 7½ years in prison on theft, bribery and tax-evasion charges for embezzling federal money meant for construction projects on the Rocky Boy’s Reservation.

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Former tribal official sentenced for embezzlement

HELENA — A former director of the Rocky Boy's Wellness Center has been sentenced to a year in prison and ordered to repay more than $19,700 after being convicted of embezzlement.

July 28, 2014 4:13 pmLoading…

Ex-director of housing organization gets probation for theft

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced the former director of Housing Montana in Billings to two years probation and fined her $1,000 for stealing money from the organization.

June 18, 2014 4:51 pmLoading…

Ex-director of housing organization to admit to theft

Christa Ann McClure, the former executive director of Housing Montana in Billings, is expected to admit to a federal misdemeanor charge of stealing public money.

June 16, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
Man admits charging on stolen credit card

Man admits charging on stolen credit card

A man accused of charging items on a credit card stolen from his employer admitted charges on Friday in state district court in Billings.

June 13, 2014 2:20 pmLoading…

Court overturns Sheridan larceny conviction

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a woman accused of stealing money from the Sheridan Eagles Club, where she worked.

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Man admits to helping embezzle from tribe

HELENA — A man has pleaded guilty to helping a former state legislator embezzle federal money meant for the Chippewa Cree tribe.

April 21, 2014 3:12 pmLoading…

May 1 trial set in Rocky Boy embezzlement case

HAVRE — A federal judge has set a May 1 trial date in the embezzlement case against former Rocky Boy Reservation health clinic director Fawn Tadios.

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Missing Butte man suspected of embezzlement

Missing Butte man suspected of embezzlement

BUTTE — Police are investigating whether a Butte man who went missing in February embezzled more than $175,000 from his employer.

April 03, 2014 3:06 pmLoading…

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