A third ex-member of the Winnebago Tribal Council has pleaded guilty to his role in stealing from the tribe’s casino located in Iowa.
According to reports, Charles Aldrich entered the plea on Monday in the US District Court in Omaha.
The indictment shows that the unlawful distribution of funds to these ex-council members came via the issuance of gift cards by the casino and prepaid debit c[...] Read more » Third ex-tribal leader member pleads guilty in stealing from casino
Joined: May '08
Age: 34 (M)
well since it was only miscellaneous administrative expenses therefore it cannot be really looked at as a steal, maybe more like a short term loan that was surely to be given back by the ex-tribal leader when the tribe would make enough money by selling organic cannabis
Joined: May '09
Age: 34 (M)
well its not such a big amount and they will be in prison for few years,for sure!but when they have opportunity,they couldnt resist so now they will pay for it!but it good if somebody take money from casino,when they take money from people,then this is ok
Interesting news ...... if there were previously arrested 2 members of the board, it was a great folly to do something illegal longer .. but perhaps these crimes were committed simultaneously? ... in prison they will have time to think about it and may be repentant
Joined: Jan '17
Age: 61 (M)
I also see so many different posts about casino scams and people want to take the money un any way they can think of it doesn't matter to them if they break law and risk to go to jail, they think that money is something that is most important inntheir lives, som they do all different crimes.
Joined: Mar '14
Age: 44 (M)
This sort of scam never seems to cease in the gaming industry. The perpetrators should be punished for their despicable crime. My condolences and sympathies to the victims and their families. And hats off to the FBI.
Edited by Tony_MON7ANA (Sunday, June 25, 2017 @ 16:43 GMT)
I wonder how the philosophy of Indian and theft in the casino correlates ... .... maybe for these people they are so assimilated with the traditional American system that now they can do anything and the Indian philosophy does not interfere with them .. maybe