Financial Secretary of Georgia Steelworkers Local Indicted for Theft

On January 28, Johnny Banes, formerly financial secretary of United Steelworkers Local 2401, was indicted in the Superior Court of Cobb County, Georgia on one count of theft of $38,329 in funds from the Mableton, Ga. union. The indictment follows an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.