Former Cheyenne-Arapaho chairman sentenced

Robert Tabor, the former chairman of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, was sentenced to one year in prison for stealing more than $114,000 from the tribe.

Tabor, 62, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to embezzle. He was ordered to pay $114,376 in restitution to the tribe.

His wife, Colleen, 49, also pleaded to embezzlement, and was sentenced to four years probation and ordered to pay $7,646 in restitution.

Tabor and Colleen are among 10 former tribal members who have been convicted or charged after a federal investigation into the use of tribal funds.

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Local tribal business leader sentenced for embezzlement (The Journal Record 4/10)
Tribal embezzlement brings sentence (The Oklahoman 4/10)

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