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November 22, 2011 4:54 PM

U.S. officials no help, says Indian tribe that lost in Mexico swindle

In hindsight, the investment in a Mexico casino scam by the disadvantaged Lac Vieux Desert Band was unwise. But what's more surprising, tribal members say, is the lack of interest among elected officials into what they say amounts to a racketeering scam in which U.S. Indian tribes were specifically targeted by foreigners using a Louisiana lawyer and intermediaries.

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