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Woman accused of stealing money from Cowichan Tribes on trial this week

The trial of a woman accused of stealing money from Cowichan Tribes continues Thursday at the Duncan Law Courts.

Ernestine Elliott has been charged with one count of theft over $5,000, after allegedly stealing money from the Cowichan Tribes Salmon Enhancement Project between May 1, 2004 and June 30, 2007.

Elliott was an employee.

The charge was sworn on Sept. 1, 2010, and the trial started Monday.

It’s slated to continue Thursday and Friday.

Look for more in Friday’s edition of the News Leader Pictorial, or check for updates at cowichannewsleader.com.

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