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Former New Mexico school district employee sentenced for stealing from Navajo Nation


A former New Mexico school district employee faces 18 months in prison after sentenced in a years long scheme to steal and resell thousands of Apple iP0ds intended for children on the Navajo Nation.

Kristy Stock of Waterflow, New Mexico was sentenced last Tuesday by a federal judge in Maryland after previously pleading guilty to interstate transportation of stolen goods and tax fraud.

According to federal prosecutors, Stock stole up to 250 iP0ds at a time and provided them to codefendants who bought the devices from Stock and resold them via eBay at a profit.

Prosecutors said Stock formerly worked for the Central Consolidated School District headquartered in Shiprock.