FROM THE ARCHIVE
Editorial: Criminal action on the trust fund
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2001

In an editorial, The Riverside (California) Press-Enterprise asks that age old question: Why can't anyone fix the Individual Indian Money (IIM) trust?

"What's it going to take to make the Interior Department get serious about missing Indian trust funds?"

"Really: What's up with this? Some of these trust funds are over a century old."

The paper doesn't really have answers but it has proposed a solution to try and figure the whole mess out.

"It's time to get the civil auditors out of this mess, and the criminal investigators in."

Send everyone to jail.

Get the Story:
Editorial: Broken trust (The Riverside Press-Enterprise 12/10)

Relevant Links:
Indian Trust, Department of Interior - http://indiantrust.doi.gov
Office of the Special Trustee - http://www.ost.doi.gov
Trust Management Improvement Project - http://www.doi.gov/bia/trust/tmip.htm
Indian Trust: Cobell v. Norton - http://www.indiantrust.com

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