Paramedics Union Treasurer in Milwaukee Charged with Embezzlement

On June 20, Estes Evans, former treasurer of the Milwaukee-based International Association of EMTs and Paramedics (IAEP) Local R7-33, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin with one count of embezzlement of $44,446.86 and one count of filing a false financial report. IAEP is an affiliate of the National Association of Government Employees, itself part of the Service Employees International Union. The charges follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.