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Former Little River Band official sentenced to prison

The former chief financial officer for the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians was sentenced to three years in prison for embezzling more than $500,000 from the Michigan tribe.

Daniel Broton, 45, pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy, wire fraud, money laundering and conversion of travel assets. He will pay $500,000 in restitution to the tribe.

A second man, Daniel Heller, 52, pleaded guilty to the same charges and will be sentenced March 1.

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Former officer of Michigan tribe sentenced in fraud case (AP 1/10)

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