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Paskenta Band seeks to freeze assets in connection with $6M theft
Law
Paskenta Band seeks to freeze assets in connection with $6M theft (January 10, 2017)
A former official and two former employees have been indicted in federal court for allegedly stealing from the California tribe.

Paskenta Band hails charges against ex-treasurer and ex-employees for $6M theft
Law | Politics
Paskenta Band hails charges against ex-treasurer and ex-employees for $6M theft (January 6, 2017)
Federal authorities announced a whopping 69 charges against a former treasurer and two former employees of the California tribe.

Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians chooses new leaders for council
Politics
Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians chooses new leaders for council (October 6, 2016)
Andrew 'Dru' Alejandre won election as chairman and Ambrosia Rico is serving as treasurer of the California tribe.

Paskenta Band donates $125K to buy new vehicle for firefighters
National
Paskenta Band donates $125K to buy new vehicle for firefighters (February 11, 2016)
The Corning Fire Station 12 in Tehama County, California, serves the tribal and local community.

Paskenta Band to proceed with lawsuit against former officials
Law | Politics
Paskenta Band to proceed with lawsuit against former officials (August 17, 2015)
The tribe has sued several former officials and employees, who will have to answer to claims that they stole millions of dollars.

Paskenta Band accuses former officials of a long 'looting spree'
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Paskenta Band accuses former officials of a long 'looting spree' (March 11, 2015)
The lawsuit claims at least $60 million was taken over the years.

Paskenta Band accuses ex-official of stealing $838K for house
Law
Paskenta Band accuses ex-official of stealing $838K for house (February 20, 2015)
The tribe said former economic development director John Crosby took the money out of a bank account without authorization

Paskenta Band holds election aimed at resolving council dispute
Politics
Paskenta Band holds election aimed at resolving council dispute (September 15, 2014)
Tribal members voted overwhelmingly in favor of a new slate of leaders in hopes of ending an internal feud.

Audit uncovers questionable spending by leaders of Paskenta Band
National | Politics
Audit uncovers questionable spending by leaders of Paskenta Band (September 3, 2014)
The tribe released a highly-anticipated audit of its finances to its members on Monday.

Paskenta Band funds were used to buy gold and purchase a jet
Law | National | Politics
Paskenta Band funds were used to buy gold and purchase a jet (June 16, 2014)
Tribe's economic development officer says jet and gold are being kept in a safe place.

Faction of Paskenta Band asks BIA to recognize new leaders
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Faction of Paskenta Band asks BIA to recognize new leaders (June 13, 2014)
Chairman Andy Freeman claims a new set of leaders were elected in May.

BIA issues cease and desist as Paskenta Band dispute continues
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BIA issues cease and desist as Paskenta Band dispute continues (June 11, 2014)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs continues to recognize the last uncontested tribal council as dispute escalates by the day.

Members of Paskenta Band air dispute at city council meeting
Law | Politics
Members of Paskenta Band air dispute at city council meeting (June 5, 2014)
Rival faction has hired a police chief, who also sits on the city council in Red Bluff.

Ex-sheriff says no one looking into Paskenta Band theft claims
Law | Politics
Ex-sheriff says no one looking into Paskenta Band theft claims (May 19, 2014)
Theft allegations are behind a leadership and disenrollment dispute within the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians.

Leadership dispute within Paskenta Band appears to escalate
Law | Politics
Leadership dispute within Paskenta Band appears to escalate (May 14, 2014)
A leadership dispute within the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians in California is getting messier.

Leader of Paskenta Band raises new claim about theft allegation
Law | Politics
Leader of Paskenta Band raises new claim about theft allegation (May 7, 2014)
A faction of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians in California claims more than $1.5 million has been stolen from the tribe.

Leaders of Paskenta Band raise questions about chair's actions
National | Politics
Leaders of Paskenta Band raise questions about chair's actions (May 2, 2014)
Leaders of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians in California are trying to clear up an internal dispute before it gets messier.

Paskenta Band accuses suspended family of misappropriation
Law | National
Paskenta Band accuses suspended family of misappropriation (May 1, 2014)
The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians in California said members of a large family are under investigation for theft and misappropriation of funds.

Paskenta Band suspends family during contentious meeting
National
Paskenta Band suspends family during contentious meeting (April 23, 2014)
The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians in California has suspended a group of tribal members, Action News Now reports.

Leslie Lohse named Woman of the Year by state lawmaker
National
Leslie Lohse named Woman of the Year by state lawmaker (March 28, 2012)
Leslie Lohse, the treasurer of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians, has been named 2012 Woman of the Year for California's 2nd District by Assemblyman Jim Nielsen (R). Lohse has...

California tribes donate  $303K for governor's tax initiative
Politics
California tribes donate $303K for governor's tax initiative (January 24, 2012)
California tribes donated have donated $303,100 to help Gov. Jerry Brown (D) put a tax proposal on the November ballot. The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians and the Lytton Band...

Everett Freeman, late Paskenta  leader, to receive award
Arts & Entertainment | National
Everett Freeman, late Paskenta leader, to receive award (November 4, 2011)
Everett Freeman, the late chairman of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians in California, will receive the 2011 Eagle Spirit Award from the American Indian Film Institute. Freeman, who...

Paskenta Band spent $25K on ads to back Republican candidate
Politics
Paskenta Band spent $25K on ads to back Republican candidate (February 10, 2011)
The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians has spent $25,000 on ads to support a Republican candidate for state Assembly. The tribe's independent expenditure committee aired radio advertisements to support Beth...

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