Ex-Local Bookkeeper in Oregon Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

On April 14, Deann Schnepple, ex-bookkeeper for LIUNA District Council of Oregon, Southern Idaho and Wyoming, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to an information count charging her with embezzling $44,758 in district funds.  Sentencing has been set for June.  (OLMS, 5/16/06).



Pittsburgh Local Ex-President, Secretary Charged with Theft

On April 17, Christine Smith, former president of American Federation of Government Employees Local 2028, was charged in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Allegheny County Court, with 53 counts of embezzling $64,299 in union funds. Additionally, Lynda Holley, former secretary-treasurer of the local, was charged with eight counts of embezzling more than $4,400 in union funds.  The actions follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.  (OLMS, 5/16/06).



Ex-Bookkeeper of Las Vegas Local Indicted for Embezzlement

On April 19, Kay Joy Andrews, former bookkeeper for Local 1780 of