Man Convicted Of Theft Of Navajo Housing Funds Loses Appeal
Mealey's (September 9, 2015, 12:37 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — There was enough evidence for a jury to conclude beyond a reasonable doubt that a contractor for housing projects within the Navajo Nation was misappropriating tribal funds, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held Sept. 8 in affirming the contractor’s conviction (United States of America v. William Aubrey, No. 13-10510, 9th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 15927).
(Opinion available. Document #96-150918-018Z.)
In so ruling, a Ninth Circuit panel found that for the purposes of 18 U.S. Code Section 1163, funds paid from...