Former Wampanoag chairman delays guilty plea

Glenn Marshall, the former chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts, showed up to federal court on Wednesday but didn't enter a guilty plea in his corruption case.

Marshall reached a deal to plead guilty to violating campaign finance laws, embezzling tribal funds, filing false tax returns and fraudulently receiving Social Security benefits. But his lawyer apparently dropped out of the case, leading a judge to schedule a new hearing for February 11.

Marshall's new attorney will reportedly be Paul Markham, a former U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts.

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Marshall's corruption case put on hold (The Cape Cod Times 1/22)
Mashpee Wampanoag ex-leader’s guilty plea is delayed (GateHouse News Service 1/22)

Court Documents:
Charge of Information | Plea Agreement

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