Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Former Attawapiskat Co-Manager Charged

The former co-manager of Attawapiskat First Nation has been charged with fraud over 5-thousand dollars and theft over 5-thousand.  The charges, laid by Nishnawbe-Aski Police, come after an investigation that started in February 2013.  62-year-old Clayton Kennedy was co-manager of the northern Ontario band's finances from July 2010 until the end of the summer of 2012.  There is no word from police if the two are linked.  Kennedy will appear in court on May 28th. In his private life, Kennedy is also the partner of Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence.