South Carolina Steelworkers Secretary Pleads Guilty to Theft, Records Fraud

On February 11, Christina Geathers, former financial secretary-treasurer of Local 357 of the United Steelworkers in Georgetown, S.C., was indicted in federal court on one count of embezzling union funds totaling $36,865 and two counts of filing false reports. The indictment follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.