Ex-OK Pres. Returns Embezzled Funds

On Sept. 23, 2002, in the U.S. Dist. Ct. for the West. Dist. of Okla., Nolan Butler, former president of Bakery, Grain & Tobacco Workers Local 366 in Edmond, acknowledged embezzling $14,619 in union funds, and completed his restitution of the full amount stolen. According to its LM-2 disclosure form filed with the Dept. of Labor, the Local discovered Butler’s embezzlement in 2000. He admitted forgery and making unauthorized personal charges and cash advances using the union’s credit card. The charges were brought following an investigation by the Dallas branch of the U.S. Ofc. of Labor-Mgmnt. Standards. [U.S.A.O. W.D. OK, DOL  OLMS 10/3/02]