AFSCME Secretary in Northern Indiana Pleads Guilty; Sentenced

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AFSCME logoOn July 31, Loretta Brown, former secretary-treasurer of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3491, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana to concealing and withholding financial records in connection with theft from the Gary-based union. She then was sentenced to one year of probation and ordered to make restitution in the amount of $3,929.51. The guilty plea and sentencing follow a probe by the Labor Department's Office of Labor-Management Standards.