Two convicted, one acquitted, in tribal theft case

A federal jury convicted two former Standing Rock Sioux officials but acquitted a third former official in a tribal theft case.

The jury found Rinissa Fitzpatrick, 47, and Marcia Brave Thunder, 41, guilty of stealing $169,000 from the tribe and lying about it. Terrance Yellow Fat, 56, was found not guilty.Terrance Yellow Fat, 56, was found not guilty.

Fitzpatrick and Brave Thunder face five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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