Administrative Assistant for Federal Employees Local in Baltimore Indicted

afge-shield-logoOn April 7, La Rose Elsezy, former administrative assistant and bookkeeper of American Federation of Government Employees Local 1923 in Baltimore, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland on one count each of theft and aiding & abetting. Elsezy allegedly cashed unauthorized checks from the 7,000-member union’s bank account, forged signatures, and made false entries in financial records. The indictment follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards. (OLMS, 5/22/09).