Tribe's Former Accountant Avoids Civil Fraud Claims

Law360, Miami (July 10, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT) -- The former senior accountant for the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida has evaded civil fraud claims in a suit accusing her of taking part in conspiracies to defraud the tribe of millions of dollars, but a Florida state judge said other allegations, including breach of contract, could proceed.

Florida Circuit Judge John W. Thornton dismissed claims of fraud, fraud in the concealment and conspiracy against Jodi Rae Goldenberg, who said in her motion to dismiss that she became an unwitting witness in several lawsuits the...
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