Pennsylvania Letter Carriers Secretary-Treasurer Sentenced for Theft

letter carriers logoOn March 28, Frank Rysz, former secretary-treasurer for National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 1124, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania to three years of probation and five months of home confinement for embezzling $12,514.91 in funds from the New Stanton, Pa. union. He also will have to pay the remaining restitution in the amount of $4,914. Rysz had been indicted last March and pleaded guilty in November. The actions follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.