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Former Whaling Commission Director Sentencing Continues

By | November 8, 2012 - 5:19 pm

The sentencing of the former director of the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission continued today in federal court in Anchorage. Ahmaogak was director of the commission for 17 years until she was fired in 2007 from the commission, which receives federal funds. She pleaded guilty in May to two counts of theft and misapplication of funds.

The focus of the sentencing hearing for the last four days has been how much money Ahmaogak stole from the commission.

Anchorage Daily News reporter Casey Grove has been following the action in the courtroom.

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