Indiana Teamsters Local Bookkeeper Sentenced for Embezzlement

TrucksOn July 15, Stacey Spalding, former bookkeeper for Local 215 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana to one year at a work release facility and two years probation for embezzling $29,516 from the Evansville union. She also will have to pay $29,499 in restitution to Zurich Insurance of North America, $1,597 in restitution to various 401(k) accounts, and $100 in court fees. She had pleaded guilty in May. The guilty plea and sentencing follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.