Friday, June 5, 2009

Oklahoma Man Sentenced For Embezzling Nearly $90K From Tribe

Brandon Eric Lynam, 32, of Stroud, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 2 years in prison for embezzling nearly $90,000 in 2007 from the Otoe-Missouria Tribe while working in a tribe-owned store. According to prosecutors, Lynam simply skimmed the cash from the store’s till and then attempted to cover up the thefts by falsifying bank deposit slips. He was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $89,262.07. Lynam was originally indicted in September 2008 and pled guilty in December 2008.

Read the story here and here.

Read the DOJ's announcement here.

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