Rocky Boy probe to expand to Nevada
Last updated 8/29/2015 at 12:38am
HELENA (AP) — A criminal investigation into the former leaders of the Chippewa Cree Tribe's online lending operations now includes a Nevada company the tribe partnered with in its first attempt to offer payday loans.
The tribe and the leaders of that company, Henderson-based Encore Services LLC, formed First American Capital Resources in 2010. That lending company never succeeded and was overtaken by a second company called Plain Green.
The tribe is now suing Encore and its leaders, Zachary Roberts, Richard Lee Broome, Gordon Jones and Martin Mazzara over $13 million the tribe says they...