Skip to comments.3 accused of embezzling $900,000 from Yurok Tribe
Posted on 02/27/2012 7:05:30 PM PST by artichokegrower
Two contract biologists and the former director of forestry for the Yurok tribe are accused of embezzling some $900,000 in money intended for spotted owl research over the past three years.
Court documents allege the men conspired to charge the tribe for phony spotted owl surveys on tribal forests, and that the former tribal forestry director improperly used a tribal credit card to buy iPads, car repairs, gasoline, and cleaning supplies.
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Normally I'm not inclined to cheer acts of larceny, fraud, theft by deception, etc...
But, that's gotta look pretty sweet on a resume.
Selling a tribe phony spotted owl surveys.
Wish I'd done that.
Wonder if this was Indians bilking other Indians.
AH!... exposed the American Indian PiggyBank... by democrats..
Wonder how much corruption there is in the gaming industry...
Hey fish hawk, Sid you see this?
Well, as long as no spotted owls were hurt . . . .
OMG!!! Entirely too funny!!! Makes one wonder how many hard working logging families carreers were doomed by prigs like these!!!
Government regulation has made biology into a claque of professional extortion artists.
The two bioligist are part of the local Bay Keeper which is another front organisation for a law firm that profits from lawsuits against timber firms etc
Your paying for it.
“The tribe’s letter states the funding for the biologists’ research came from the federal government — a fact Alexander has said is of great interest to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.”
UPDATED: Ousted scientist claims Salazar ‘spun’ Klamath dam removal reports He sent me his allegations:
http://users.sisqtel.net/armstrng/allegation.pdf and copies of the supporting documentation (too large a portfolio for me to post.)
The Siskiyou Co. Board of Supervisors has been trying to draw attention to the irregularities for several years. Last week a Notice of Intent to sue was sent on the problems.
“Government regulation has made biology into a claque of professional extortion artists. “
Bingo! And tribal governments have always been corrupt...and likely always will be.
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