Former Oglala Sioux treasurer sentenced for theft

David Rabbit, the former treasurer of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, was sentenced to probation and ordered to pay almost $10,000 in restitution for theft.

Rabbit, 41, pleaded guilty to stealing money from the tribe. He admitted to taking payroll advances.

Eileen Janis, a former vice president of the tribe, and Kim Colhoff are going to trial October 23 on related theft charges.

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Tribal treasurer Rabbit gets probation, must pay restitution (The Rapid City Journal 8/28)
Tribal treasurer sentenced in theft (The Sioux Falls Argus Leader 8/28)