Sunchild convicted on embezzlement charges
First trial from Guardians Project investigations
April 11, 2014
The first defendant in a series of indictments alleging fraud and embezzlement involving Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation, in a case with charges involving the clinic at Rocky Boy, has been convicted in a trial.
After deliberating just more than 1½ hours, a jury in federal District Court in Great Falls convicted Wilford Harlan “Huck” Sunchild after a two-day trial on all counts: theft from an Indian tribal government receiving federal funds, theft from a health care facility and theft from an Indian tribal organization.
U.S. District Judge Brian Morris set sentencing for July 25 in Gre...