Sunday, January 22, 2012

Texas Man Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $150K From Union

Ronald Witt, 65, of Galveston, Texas, has pleaded guilty to embezzling $150,203 from International Union of Operating Engineers Local 450, where he had served as business manager.  Witt and his wife, Anita Witt, 56, were accused in July 2011 of pilfering funds by making unauthorized charges from the union for their own benefit, to pay for luxury trips and to remodel their home, among other personal expenses.  Anita Witt had been employed as financial secretary for the union. 

Read the story herehere and here.

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