Machinists Secretary-Treasurer in Maine Sentenced for Theft

Last Thursday, February 25, Jeffrey Phillips, former secretary-treasurer of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 836, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the District of Maine to two years of probation for taking and removing assets in an amount of about $57,610. He also was ordered to pay full restitution, plus […]

Machinists Secretary in Maryland Pleads Guilty to $300K Theft

For a few years, Sarah Geddes Holmes used her union like a personal bank. She now might be facing a few years in prison. Last Thursday, December 3, Holmes, former secretary-treasurer of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local 24, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland to embezzling nearly […]

Machinists Secretary in Texas Pleads Guilty; Sentenced

On September 16, Moises Romero, former secretary-treasurer of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 811, pleaded guilty in the District Court of Harris County (Texas) to misdemeanor theft of fiduciary property of roughly between $500 and $1,000 from the Houston union. He then was sentenced to two years of deferred adjudication. As […]