Letter Carriers Ex-Treasurer in Georgia Indicted for Fraud, Theft

letter carriers logoOn November 15, Joseph Allen, former treasurer of National Association of Letter Carriers Local 588, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia on one count of bank fraud, one count of providing a false statement to a credit union, one count of filing a false financial report, and six counts of embezzling a combined $3,107.73 in funds from the Athens, Ga.-based union. The charges follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.