Navajo Office of Hearings and Appeals

KNAU and Arizona News
3:33 pm
Tue January 10, 2012

Tuba City Officials Accused of Taking $80,000

A hearing is scheduled next month for the fifth Tuba City Chapter official facing ethics charges on the Navajo Nation.

Charlene Nez, the chapter’s secretary and treasurer, is accused of taking $26,000 in chapter funds.

Her hearing before the Navajo Office of Hearings and Appeals is scheduled for Feb. 7.

Four other chapter leaders were removed from office last fall.

The officials are accused of granting themselves excessive bonuses totaling $80,000.  

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