Letter Carriers Treasurer in Kansas Sentenced for Theft

letter carriers logoOn July 16, Lanny Pauley, former secretary-treasurer of National Association of Letter Carriers Local Branch 1412, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas to two years probation and ordered to pay $14,898.51 in restitution plus a $100 assessment for embezzling funds from the Garden City, Kan.-based union during 2002-07. He pleaded guilty last September to embezzling $20,325 in union funds following his indictment that June. The guilty plea and sentencing follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.