Standing Rock administrator charged federally with bribery

Arnaldo Piccinelli
Arnaldo Piccinelli(kfyr)
Updated: May. 25, 2021 at 1:34 PM CDT
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BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - A Standing Rock Sioux Tribe information technology department employee has been indicted on federal charges for taking more than $10,000 in bribes from a technology service company.

Director of the IT department for the SRST, Sven Schreiber, is accused of accepting $15,000 between October 2015 and September of 2019 from a provider of IT services for the tribe.

Arnaldo Piccinelli is the man accused of giving the money to Schreiber. The company he is employed with, Hexagon Code Incorporated, is stated to provide IT services to the tribe under a contract.

Both men are charged federally in South Dakota for three counts bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds.

Schreiber pleaded not guilty to the charges on May 20, a trial is scheduled for July 27.

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