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Published May 13, 2010, 08:15 AM

Mahnomen man accused of taking $11,000 from the White Earth Veterans Association

Mahnomen, Minn. (WDAY TV) - A Mahnomen man is accused of taking $11-thousand dollars that was supposed to go to the White Earth Reservation Veterans Association.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Mahnomen, Minn. (WDAY TV) - A Mahnomen man is accused of taking $11-thousand dollars that was supposed to go to the White Earth Reservation Veterans Association.

37-year-old Lenard Mason was commander of the association when he allegedly cashed two quarterly checks from the tribal council. Mason allegedly forged a name on the back of the checks and cashed them at a bank in Ogema.

Mason allegedly admitted to using the money to pay his personal bills and expenses.

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