On July 2014, La Loche RCMP received a report of fraudulent activity allegedly committed by Jonny Cheecham, 61, of La Loche between 2008 and 2011.
Following the report, the RCMP launched an investigation which included numerous interviews and a forensic audit, police say.
According to RCMP, the audit revealed over $1 million in losses to the Clearwater River Dene First Nation.
Cheecham is scheduled to make his first court appearance in La Loche on Sept. 21.
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