Plumbers Secretary in Montana Indicted for $170K+ in Thefts

On August 30, Alicia Rooney, former office secretary for United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 459, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the District of Montana for embezzling $112,153 from the Missoula-based union and another $59,650 from a benefit plan sponsored by that union. The indictment follows a probe by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.