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Wetumka Man Sentenced for Embezzlement and Theft from an Indian Tribal Organization

U.S. Attorney’s Office August 29, 2012
  • Eastern District of Oklahoma (918) 684-5100

MUSKOGEE, OK—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Robert Wade Davis, age 53, of Wetumka, Oklahoma, was sentenced to five months’ imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, with five months served on home detention for embezzlement and theft from an Indian Tribal Organization, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1163. The defendant was also ordered to pay $37,417.52 in restitution.

The charge arose from an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The defendant was indicted in February 2012 and pled guilty in March 2012.

The indictment alleged that in or about May 2010 and continuing until on or about May 17, 2011, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did embezzle, steal, and willfully and knowingly convert to his own use money, funds, and credits, in excess of $1,000, belonging to the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, an Indian Tribal Organization.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over today’s hearing. The defendant was ordered to report to the Bureau of Prisons on September 29, 2012.

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.

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