Raymond "Jake" Parker Jr., the chairman of the Chippewa Cree Tribe
of Montana, pleaded guilty to theft for unauthorized credit card use.
Parker, 56, admitted that he used a tribal credit card for unauthorized purchases. Prosecutors said he charged $58,938 on the card and didn't reimburse the tribe.
Parker faces up to five years in prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release, The Great Falls Tribune reported. He will be ordered to pay restitution to the tribe.
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Rocky Boy's chairman pleads guilty to taking $58,000 of tribe's money
(The Great Falls Tribune 5/25)
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