Bakery Workers Financial Secretary in Indiana Indicted for Embezzlement

bakery-tobacco-workers-logoKeith W. Hart Jr. had the system beat – for about eight months. On June 3, Hart, ex-financial secretary for Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union Local 315G, was indicted by an Indianapolis federal grand jury for embezzling $13,904.69 from the Mount Vernon, Indiana union. Prosecutors allege that between November 1, 2006 and July 9, 2007, Hart, 31, a resident of Mount Vernon, wrote checks, made cash withdrawals and received cash from deposits without union authorization. The indictment follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.