Postal Workers Secretary in South Carolina Sentenced for Thefts

On March 22, Sharon Holmes, former secretary-treasurer of American Postal Workers Union Local 807, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina to one day in prison and 18 months of supervised release for embezzling funds from the Columbia, S.C. union.  She also was ordered to pay $101,987 in restitution and a $100 assessment.  Holmes had pleaded guilty in March 2016 to one count of embezzling $41,823 after being indicted the previous September for embezzlement in that amount plus wire fraud in the sum of $178,330.  The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.…

South Carolina Postal Workers Secretary-Treasurer Pleads Guilty

postal-workers-logoConsidering what she had been accused of stealing, Sharon Holmes should consider herself lucky.  On March 15, Holmes, former secretary-treasurer of American Postal Workers Union Local 807, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina to one count of embezzling $41,823.  She had been indicted last September not only for embezzlement in this amount, but also for wire fraud in the sum of $178,330.  The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.…

Postal Workers Secretary in South Carolina Indicted for $200K+ in Thefts

postal-workers-logoOn September 1, Sharon Holmes, former secretary-treasurer of American Postal Workers Union Local 807, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina on one count of embezzling $41,823 from the Columbia, S.C. union; one count of wire fraud in the amount of $178,330; and one count of fraud and related activity in connection with access devices.  The charges follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.…