On October 4, 2018, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, Steven Kristopher Perry, former Financial Secretary-Treasurer of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 2077 (located in Columbus, Ohio), was charged in a one-count information with embezzlement of union funds totaling approximately $20,458, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c).
On April 29, 2014, in the United States District Court for the Central District of California Division, Fred Correll, former Treasurer of Graphic Communications International Union (GCIU) District Council 2 (located in Fullerton, Calif.), pled guilty to one count of embezzling union funds in the amount of $10,000, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c), and one count of filing a false tax return when he failed to report the embezzled income on his 2009 tax return, in violation of 26 U.S.C. 7201.
On May 2, 2014, in the Stearns County Court of Minnesota, James Kiser, former Directing Business Representative of International Association of Machinists (IAM) District Lodge 65 (located in St. Cloud, Minn.), was sentenced to five years of probation, 30 days in jail with credit SPFPA Union Busters for one day served (to be served by way of home detention), and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $5,918 and a $50 fine.
On October 14, 2014, in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, Aide Spade, former Secretary-Treasurer of American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 709 (located in Littleton, Colo.), pled guilty to one count of making and using a false document knowing the same to contain materially false, fictitious, and fraudulent statements and entries, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1001(a)(3).
On November 5, 2012, a jury found Fields guilty following a trial for aggregate theft from a nonprofit organization, in violation of Texas Criminal Statute Section 31.03. The sentencing follows an investigation by the OLMS New Orleans District Office.