Dallas-Area Letter Carriers Treasurer Sentenced for Embezzlement
On December 19, Wanda Jackson, former secretary-treasurer of National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 4065, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to 18 months of incarceration and three years of supervised release for embezzling $41,246.95 in funds from the Plano, Tex.-based union. She also was ordered to pay full restitution plus a $100 assessment. Jackson had been found guilty last March and indicted in July 2011. The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department's Office of Labor-Management Standards.