Former Soboba Band chairman Salgado pleads guilty for bribes
Robert Salgado, the former chairman of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians of California, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to accepting bribes and concealing his income.

Salgado, 68, admitted he took nearly $875,000 in bribes from vendors who did business with the tribe. He failed to report his income to the Internal Revenue Service.

Salgado served as chairman for more than 30 years before being indicted last year.

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Ex-Soboba chair pleads guilty to taking bribes (The Riverside Press-Enterprise 10/6)
Former Soboba tribal chair admits to $875,000 in bribes (The Palm Springs Desert Sun 10/6)
Former Soboba Chairman Robert ‘Bobby’ Salgado pleads guilty to federal charges (SWRNN.Com 10/5)
Former tribal chairman pleads guilty to bribery and income tax evasion (The Fallbrook Valley News 10/5)

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