Letter Carriers Secretary-Treasurer in North Carolina Sentenced

Letter Carriers logoOn June 16, Russell Cameron Hill, former financial secretary-treasurer for National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 780, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina to two years in prison, with home detention of up to 180 consecutive days, for embezzling funds of an unspecified amount from the New Bern, N.C.-based union.  He also was ordered to pay a $1,200 fine and a $100 assessment.  Hill had pled guilty in March.  The actions follow an investigation by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.