Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Update: Former Tribal Leader Sentenced For Embezzlement
Glenn A. Marshall, 59, and the former chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for embezzling some $380,000 from tribal funds and for making $60,000 in illegal campaign contributions to select politicians with the help of convicted lobbyist, Jack A. Abramoff. He plead guilty in February. Upon sentencing, Marshall is reported to have said, "I apologize to my people, my family, my friends, and the court."
Read the story here.