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Saturday, September 14, 2019

Feds investigating current and former UAW union bosses for yearslong embezzlement scheme

Current and former top officials of the United Auto Workers union are implicated in a federal investigation into criminal activities involving a yearslong scheme to embezzle members' dues payments.

UAW President Gary Jones and former union President Dennis Williams are two of four unnamed senior union officials found complicit in an embezzlement and money laundering scheme that involved roughly $1 million-worth of illicit transactions, sources told the Detroit News.

"The investigation ... uncovered a multi-year conspiracy involving senior UAW officials embezzling, stealing and unlawfully and willfully abstracting and converting UAW funds to purchase luxury items and accommodations for their own personal benefit," Labor Department Special Agent Andrew Donohue wrote in an affidavit. "The outlay of the funds was not properly approved, was concealed from the view of the UAW members, and used for the personal benefit of the upper echelon of union officials who were elected to represent the members' best interests above their own."



Anonymous said...

No surprise union officials been ripping off members for years and they allow it.

Jersey boy said...

Gee, what a surprise.


Anonymous said...

Union Bosses,
Here is how it works. They pay you cash on the side for doing what they want you to do to the Union Workers. If you later renege then they use the payments to blackmail you.

Get it?

Anonymous said...

Sounds like the way the FBI works to get people to “cooperate.”

Anonymous said...

HAHAHA. Been going on for year's. I guess a certain politician didn't get their cut??