Georgia APWU local treasurer indicted for theft of union funds

dolOn July 8, 2014, in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, an indictment was filed against Cynthia Collins, former Secretary-Treasurer of American Postal Workers Union APWU Local 12 located in Athens, Ga., charging her with one count of embezzlement totaling $23,345, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501c, and one count of falsification of an annual financial report filed by the labor union, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 439b. The indictment follows an investigation by the Office of Labor-Management Standards Atlanta-Nashville District Office.