Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians Investigates Potential Embezzlement of Funds

KRCR News - Tribe investigates misappropriation of funds

By Vienna Montague, Producer

Redding, CA - The Nomlaki Indian Tribe, also owners of Rolling Hills Casino, have suspended tribal members found guilty of embezzling more than $1 million.

Chairman Andy Freeman of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians, owner of Rolling Hills Casino in Corning said the theft and misappropriation of tribal funds were carried out by certain members of the Henthorne/Pata family.

The Henthorne/Pata family was suspended by a quorum of the Tribe’s General Council on April 12.

Chairman Freeman and other administrators met with the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office, Tehama County District Attorney, Corning Police Department and other officials to review the findings.

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Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians Tribal Council investigation reveals misappropriation of over $1 million of tribal funds by suspended members of Henthorne/Pata Family

From the above article:

Chairman Freeman stated, "The Tribe's General Council has taken decisive actions against those who have stolen and misappropriated tribal assets and will pursue all legal avenues for restitution."