Letter Carriers Treasurer in SE Virginia Sentenced for Embezzlement

letter carriers logoOn March 25, Choi Hawks, former secretary-treasurer of National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 6066, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia to six months of home detention and five years of supervised probation for embezzling $10,744 in funds from the Chesapeake, Va.-based union.  He also was ordered to attend counseling sessions.  Hawks, who pleaded guilty last December after being charged in November, has paid full restitution in the sum of $11,196.  The actions follow a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.