Joseph Palumbo

Fire Fighters President in Rhode Island Charged with Embezzlement

On May 17, Joseph Palumbo, former president of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 100, was charged in U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island with embezzlement and fraudulent conversion in the amount of $1,541.91 from the Newport-based union. The charge follows an investigation by the Labor Department's Office of Labor-Management Standards.

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