Sen. Dorgan seeks probe of Spirit Lake business
Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota), the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, is seeking an investigation of a manufacturing company owned by the Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota.

Dorgan asked the Department of Defense to look into Sioux Manufacturing Corp. He is concerned that the company manufactured faulty equipment for American soldiers.

Two former employees filed a false claims case, alleging the company didn't comply with military standards. The Department of Justice settled the case for $1.9 million but no wrongdoing was admitted.

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