Las Vegas Nurses Secretary-Treasurer Indicted; Pleads Guilty

NursesOn June 8, Nichelle Alstatt, former secretary-treasurer of the Professional Office Personnel Alliance (POPA), Professional Nurses Alliance, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada to embezzlement from the Las Vegas union in the amount of $51,636.37 and making false entries in the organization’s financial records. She had been indicted on March 30. Sentencing is scheduled for September 26. The charges and guilty pleas follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.