Illinois Postal Workers President Charged with Embezzlement; Pleads Guilty

On July 7, Lonzell Moore, former president of American Postal Workers Union Local 1730, was charged in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois with one count of embezzling $18,857 from the Des Plaines, Ill. union. Five days later, on July 12, he pleaded guilty. The charge and plea follow a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.