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Former Non-Profit Head Sentenced To Probation For Embezzlement

By | April 26, 2012

A former Sitka resident will spend three years on probation and pay back money he embezzled from the nonprofit organization he once led.

Judge Ralph Beistline handed down the sentence after 46-year-old Gerald Bigelow pleaded guilty to embezzlement in Anchorage federal court on Wednesday.

The embezzlement nearly ended a four-decade long relationship between a group of Native artists and the National Park Service.

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