San Diego-Area NTEU Local President Charged with Records Fraud

NTEU logoOn April 24, Harold Washington, former president of National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) Chapter 105, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California with one count of knowingly failing to include information on allowances and disbursements in a financial report filed by the Chula Vista-based union to the U.S. Labor Department. He then pleaded guilty that day. The charge and guilty plea follow a joint probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards and the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Professional Responsibility.