The Case of the Indian Trader: Billy Malone and the National Park Service Investigation at Hubbell Trading Post

The Case of the Indian Trader: Billy Malone and the National Park Service Investigation at Hubbell Trading Post

By: Paul Berkowitz (author)Paperback

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This is the story of Billy Gene Malone and the end of an era. Malone lived almost his entire life on the Navajo Reservation working as an Indian trader; the last real Indian trader to operate historic Hubbell Trading Post. In 2004, the National Park Service (NPS) launched an investigation targeting Malone, alleging a long list of crimes that were "similar to Al Capone". In 2005, federal agent Paul Berkowitz was assigned to take over the year- and-a-half-old case. His investigation uncovered serious problems with the original allegations, raising questions about the integrity of his supervisors and colleagues as well as high-level NPS managers. In an intriguing account of whistle-blowing, Berkowitz tells how he bypassed his chain-of-command and delivered his findings directly to the Office of the Inspector General.

About Author

Paul Berkowitz is a retired criminal investigator for the National Park Service. He finished out his career working as a supervisory special agent in Chinle, Arizona, on the Navajo Reservation.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826348609
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9780826348609
  • ISBN10: 0826348602

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