|May 19, 2022|
Convictions in Pechanga fraud trial
RIVERSIDE – (INT) – Two men are facing up to 4-years in prison for defrauding the Pechanga Tribe of Temecula out of more than $4 million.
A Superior Court jury Monday found James Riley and Ryan Robinson guilty of three counts each of commercial bribery.
Riley served as a broker for a majority of the insurance for the tribe.
Robinson was the former chief financial officer for the Pechanga Resort and Casino and Tribal Government Center.
The pair was indicted by the Riverside County Grand Jury in 2010. They’ll be sentenced July 3rd.
Story Date: May 1, 2013