Signalmen Treasurer in Texas Pleads Guilty to Records Fraud

Railroad signalOn May 19, Tyson Pedigo, former general secretary-treasurer of Railroad Signalmen General Committee 12, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois to falsifying union records. The offense occurred in Illinois, but the union is located in Meridian, Texas. The guilty plea follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.