RI Union Officer Cops To Embezzling Over $250K In Funds

Law360, New York (November 27, 2017, 5:33 PM EST) -- A Rhode Island construction union official has agreed to plead guilty to stealing between $250,000 and $550,000 from the local he worked for over the past three years, federal prosecutors said Monday.

Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch's office said Richard D'Antuono, the ex-business manager and financial secretary of the Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons International Association Local 40, stole funds from the local's operational account and an employee benefit plan that pays for worker training. He provided falsified bank records to auditors to cover it...
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