On May 22, J.D. Richey, former secretary-treasurer of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division Local Lodge 3025, a Teamsters affiliate, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana to two years of probation and ordered to pay $7,300 in restitution for embezzling funds from the Fort Wayne union.
Advertisement - story continues below
He had been charged in July 2013, and pleaded guilty this February. The actions follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.