Illinois Plumbers Local Business Manager Sentenced for Theft

plumberreduced_6On September 10, Bill Adrian, former business manager for United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 101, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois to a year and a day in prison and three years of supervised release for embezzling funds from a benefit plan sponsored by the Belleville, Ill.-based union. He also will have to pay $102,572.78 in restitution and a $200 special assessment. Adrian pled guilty in May. The actions follow a Labor Department probe.