Thursday, December 22, 2011

Alabama Man Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Nearly $100K From Union

Graven LeeVon Townsend, 51, of Millbrook, Alabama has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $100,000 from the Steelworkers Local 462 where he had served as secretary-treasurer.  According to authorities, over a period of about 3 years, from 2006 until September 2009, Townsend wrote at least 149 checks totaling $98,970 from the union payable to himself or to cash for his own benefit.

Read the story here and here.

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