Security/Police/Firefighters Local Secretary in Michigan Charged

spfpaOn November 23, Sherry Thompson, former financial secretary for Security, Police, Fire Professionals of America (SPFPA) Local 121, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan with embezzling $17,578.62 in funds from the Detroit union. She also was charged with making false entries in union financial records and filing a report based on those entries. The charge follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.