Monday, February 20, 2012

Former Head Of NYC Stage Union Charged With Embezzling More Than $200K

John V. McNamee, 52, of New York City, has been charged with embezzling more than $200,000 from the Stage and Picture Operators Local 829 for which he had previously served as president/secretary/treasurer.  According to prosecutors, over a period of more than 7 years, from January 2004 through February 2011, McNamee used union credit cards to pay for personal expenses.  Prosecutors allege that the "charges included jewelry purchases, tutoring and school-related expenses for his children, and medical, vacation, and party expenses for himself and his family."

Read the story here.

Hat tip: FraudTalk reader Joe.

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