Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Missouri Union Pension Administrator Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $341K

Harry Keil, 51, of St. Charles, Missouri, pleaded guilty to embezzling some $341,000 from the Pension and Health and Welfare Funds of the Trustees of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District 9 union where he was employed as a fund administrator. Specifically, Keil pleaded guilty to one felony count of embezzlement from an employee benefit plan and one felony count of mail fraud. Keil was originally indicted in late January for embezzlement wherein he was alleged to have created false invoices that were paid and from which he collected the receipts. He faces up to 25 years in prison, plus fines of up to $500,000 and restitution.

Read the story here, here and here.

Read the DOJ's announcement of his indictment here.

1 comment:

kenare said...

Is anyone looking over the Lutheran Church in Missouri for pension fraud? Where are the non profit watchdog groups?