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Biologist Gets 10 Months for Yurok Grift

griftA judge today sentenced a local biologist to serve 10 months in prison for his role in conspiring to embezzle nearly $1 million in federal funds from the Yurok Tribe over a three-year period beginning in 2007, according to Yurok Tribal Chairman Thomas O’Rourke. As a part of their sentences, both Raymond and LeValley have been ordered to repay the $852,000 they stole from the tribe.  Read more here  13:55