Ex-tribal chairman seeks dismissal in casino bribery case

THE FORMER CHAIRMAN of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the owner of a local architecture firm have filed to dismiss charges of bribery related to plans to build a resort casino in Taunton. / COURTESY FIRST LIGHT
BOSTON (AP) – The former chairman of a Massachusetts tribe is seeking to dismiss some of the federal bribery and extortion charges he's facing over the tribe's long planned casino project. Cedric Cromwell, former chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoags, filed a motion last week to dismiss three bribery counts. Cromwell also said in the filing that…
Register to keep reading or subscribe today and receive unlimited access. Already a Subscriber? Login now

Purchase NowWant to share this story? Click Here to purchase a link that allows anyone to read it on any device whether or not they are a subscriber.

- Advertisement -

No posts to display