Alaska Civilian Technicians Secretary Sentenced for Thefts

For nearly five years, Timothy Carrol Smith used his union as a cash dispensary. He now has some time to think about the consequences. Last Friday, October 19, Smith, formerly secretary-treasurer for Association of Civilian Technicians Chapter 84, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska to eight months in prison, plus three years of supervised release, for embezzling slightly over $80,000 in funds from the Anchorage-based union, which represents about 70 civilian employees at Elmendorf-Richardson Joint Air Force Base. Smith had pleaded guilty in April after being charged in February. The actions follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.

Smith, now 49, a resident of Wasilla, served in various positions with Civilian Technicians Chapter 84 during 2007-15. According to federal prosecutors, he used much of that time to enrich himself at the expense of dues-paying union members. During January 2011-September 2015, … Read More ➡

Civilian Technicians Secretary in Alaska Charged with Embezzlement

In mid-February, Timothy Smith, former secretary-treasurer for Association of Civilian Technicians Chapter 84, was charged in Anchorage federal court with embezzling more than $80,000 in funds from the union, which represents personnel at Elmendorf-Richardson Joint Air Force Base. The charge follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.… Read More ➡

Civilian Technicians Chapter Secretary-Treasurer in Arkansas Charged; Pleads Guilty

On October 18, Owen Smith, former secretary-treasurer of Association of Civilian Technicians Chapter 117, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas with one count of embezzling $18,023 in funds from the Jacksonville, Ark.-based union. He then pleaded guilty. The union represents civilian employees at Little Rock Air Force Base. The charge and guilty plea follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.… Read More ➡