United Auto Workers Exec Hit With Embezzlement Charges
Law360 (September 13, 2019, 7:55 PM EDT) -- A United Auto Workers executive board member was arrested Thursday and accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars in union money to pay for pricey golf equipment, rental villas with private pools, meals at high-end restaurants and expensive booze, according to federal prosecutors.
Vance Pearson, 58, is accused of submitting fraudulent expense forms to get union reimbursement for expenditures he claimed were connected to leadership and training conferences between 2014 and 2018. In reality, Pearson and other unnamed union officials involved in his purported scheme were seeking reimbursement for "lavish entertainment and personal spending," the U.S. Department of Justice said...
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