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By Tim Leeds 

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...

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