Sault Ste. Marie Tribe sues former chairman

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Michigan has filed a lawsuit in state court against former chairman Bernard Bouschor and seven of his former associates.

The tribe's acting general counsel said Bouschor illegally gave the associates $2.6 million in severance pay. Bouschor arranged the payout after he was defeated in the election.

New chairman Aaron Payment criticized Bouschor for the payout. In one of his first acts, he had banned Bouschor from the reservation but the order has since been lifted.

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Tribe files suit against former chairman, staff (The Soo Evening News 8/13)

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