Upstate New York Financial Secretary of Asbestos Workers Charged with Theft, Records Fraud

On April 1, Frederick Joseph McManus, financial secretary of Asbestos Workers Local 30 in Syracuse, was charged in the Criminal Court of the City of Syracuse, N.Y. with grand larceny in an unspecified amount and falsifying union financial reporting forms. The charges follow a joint probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards and the City of Syracuse. (OLMS, 4/21/09).