Another Crow Creek Sioux official indicted for bribery scheme

Another official from the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has been indicted in connection with a bribery scheme that ensnared the former chairman.

Loren “Rocky” Fallis, a tribal council and school board member, has been charged with misprision of a felony and making a false statement. Federal authorities say he hid information about bribes that were given on the reservation by contractors who did business with the tribe.

Fallis, who pleaded not guilty, is due to go to trial in March. His indictment follows the conviction of former chairman Duane Big Eagle on bribery charges.

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