Northern Arapaho Woman Sentenced for Embezzlement or Converting Monies from an Organization Receiving Federal Funds and Aiding and Abetting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2011

CHEYENNE, WY - United States Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced that on November 18, 2011, Amanda Addison, a 33-year-old, former Northern Arapaho Department of Social Services Payroll Clerk, from the Wind River Indian Reservation, appeared in Federal District Court for sentencing before Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson. Addison was found guilty after trial by jury in July, 2011, on one count of embezzling or converting monies from an organization receiving federal funds and aiding and abetting. Addison received twelve months plus one day of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release. The Court ruled restitution is mandatory and a separate hearing to address restitution will be scheduled within ten days.

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