A former Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent accused of embezzling nearly $20,000 when he worked for the federal agency was indicted Thursday.
American Indian tribes have been caught misappropriating tens of millions of taxpayer dollars, according to internal tribal audits and other documents. But federal authorities do little about it — due to a lack of oversight, resources or political will.
A former Lakewood, Wash., police officer convicted of stealing from the spouses and children of his fallen colleagues was sentenced Friday to 2 3/4 years in federal prison.
The former treasurer of a charity affiliated with the Ronald McDonald House has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for embezzlement.