02 Jul '11, 1pm

'The former top Alaska Eskimo Whaling administrator indicted on charges of embezzling more than $100,000

2011-07-02 Ex-Alaskan Whaling Commission Chief Indicted On Theft Charges Reuters reports that 'The former top administrator of the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission has been indicted on charges of embezzling more than $100,000 from the agency, federal prosecutors said on Monday. Teresa Judkins, chief executive of the commission from 2007 until she was fired in 2008, is accused of raiding the agency's coffers to pay for personal air travel, the purchase of a snowmobile and other benefits to herself and her family.' What this means for the USA as it prepares its case for a renewed Bowhead quota from the IWC remains to be seen More from Reuters

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