Maintenance of Way Secretary-Treasurer in Indiana Sentenced

Maint Way

On May 22, J.D. Richey, former secretary-treasurer of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division Local Lodge 3025, a Teamsters affiliate, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana to two years of probation and ordered to pay $7,300 in restitution for embezzling funds from the Fort Wayne union.

He had been charged in July 2013, and pleaded guilty this February. The actions follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.

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