Mark Morgan

Machinists Secretary-Treasurer in NE Indiana Sentenced for Embezzlement

On December 17, Mark Morgan, former secretary-treasurer of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 2584, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana to three years of probation, including eight months of home detention, for embezzling funds from the formerly Fremont, Ind.-based union. He also was ordered to pay $17,616.70 in restitution and a $100 special assessment. Morgan had been charged in May, and pleaded guilty in August. The actions follow a probe by the Labor Department's Office of Labor-Management Standards.

NE Indiana Machinists Secretary-Treasurer Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

On August 20, Mark Morgan, secretary-treasurer of International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 2584, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana to embezzling more than $17,600 from the Fremont, Ind. union. Morgan, 36, a resident of Angola, Ind. (near Fort Wayne), had been charged in May with two counts of theft. As part of the agreement, Morgan pled guilty to one count and prosecutors agreed to drop the other count. In addition, he will have to make restitution. A sentencing date has yet to be set. The actions follow a probe by the Labor Department's Office of Labor-Management Standards.

Indiana Machinists Local Secretary Indicted for Embezzlement

Machinists logoOn May 16, Mark Morgan, former secretary-treasurer of International Association of Machinists Lodge 2584, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana with two counts of embezzling funds from the Fremont, Ind. union. The indictment follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department's Office of Labor-Management Standards.

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