Postal Workers Secretary in Ohio Sentenced for Embezzlement

postal-workers-logoOn June 4, Edward Kozusko, former treasurer of American Postal Workers Union Local 443, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio to one week of confinement and three years of supervised release, the first eight months which would include supervised home confinement, for embezzlement from the Youngstown union. He also was ordered to pay full restitution in the amount of $12,613.20 and a $6,000 fine. Kozusko, who had been charged in March, pleaded guilty several days later in that month. The sentencing follows a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.