President of South Carolina AFGE Local Sentenced for Theft

On February 1, John Sammons, former president of American Federation of Government Employees Local 1872, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina to three years of supervised probation, including six months of home detention, for stealing funds from the union. He also was ordered to pay a $5,500 fine on […]

South Carolina AFGE Local President Pleads Guilty

John Sammons was a double-dipper when it came to travel, but at least he can take comfort in being convicted on a single charge. On February 28, Sammons, former president of American Federation of Government Employees Local 1872, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina to one count of theft […]

AFGE President in South Carolina Indicted for Fraud, Theft

On July 18, John Sammons, former president of American Federation of Government Employees Local 1872, was indicted in U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina on five counts of mail fraud and one count of theft in unspecified sums from the union, which represents civilian employees at Shaw Air Force Base. The charges […]