Indiana Steelworkers Ex-President, Financial Secretary Charged

steelworkers-logoOn April 13, Loren Hanson and Jesse Daniels, former president and former financial secretary of United Steelworkers Local 07-1011S, were charged in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana in a superseding multiple-count indictment for embezzling, respectively, $21,500 and $19,500 from the East Chicago, Ind.-based union. Daniels previously had been indicted in January for embezzling $19,500. The superseding indictment follows a joint investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards and Office of Inspector General.