Virginia Letter Carriers President Sentenced for Theft

letter carriers logoOn March 3, Jeffrey Jones, former president of National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 6066, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia to one year of probation for embezzling $7,649 in funds from the Chesapeake, Va. union.  He also was ordered to pay full restitution.  Jones had pleaded guilty in November after being charged in October.  The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.