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Former employee charged in theft from Passamaquoddy Tribe

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More on: crime, maine, passamaquoddy

A booking photo of Charles Fourcloud aka Arlynn E. Knudsen.

The former finance director for the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point in Maine has been charged in federal court.

Charles Fourcloud, 58, is accused of stealing about $20,000 from the tribe. He was charged with one count of theft and three counts of theft and embezzlement.

The tribe fired Fourcloud, who goes by various names, last year after discovering his criminal past. He spent 10 years in federal prison on charges that he stole $2.66 million from the Oglala Lakota College in South Dakota.

Fourcloud was arrested in California last month. He almost landed a job with a tribe there until officials with the Fort Bidwell Indian Community found out about his criminal record.

Get the Story:
Former Sipayik official charged with stealing $20,000 from tribe (The Quoddy Tides 5/9)
Former finance director accused of embezzling $20,000 from Maine tribe (The Portland Press Herald 4/26)

Related Stories:
Man fired by Passamaquoddy Tribe looks elsewhere for job (01/22)

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