Texas Carpenters Office Manager Sentenced for Embezzlement

bigstockphoto_carpenters_working_3577262_2On February 25, Freida Carter-London, former office manager of United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners Local 1421, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas to five years probation for embezzling $99,178 from the Arlington, Tex. union. She also will have to pay full restitution. She pleaded guilty in November. The plea and sentencing follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.