9th Circuit Affirms Conviction, Sentencing Of Tribal Clinic CEO

Mealey's (May 19, 2016, 12:00 PM EDT) -- SEATTLE — A Montana federal court did not err in sentencing the CEO of a tribal health clinic to a year in prison for using federal funds for the clinic to pay for trips to visit her husband in a federal penitentiary, where he was sent for embezzling tribal funds, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held May 18, affirming the court’s use of the CEO’s salary in its loss calculation for sentencing (United States of America v. Fawn Patricia Ann Tadios, No. 14-30231, 9th...
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