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Former Catawba Nation official pleads guilty to theft

Wanda George Warren, the former executive director of the Catawba Nation of South Carolina, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to embezzling more than $24,000 from the tribe.

Warren was accused of double-billing the tribe for a trip she took to a United Nations indigenous conference in Switzerland. She admitted to received $29,754 for the trip and later sought $27,938 in reimbursement.

Warren faces up to five years in prison.

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