Michigan local NALC president pleads guilty to embezzling union funds

On August 20, 2019, in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, Kelly Carter, former President of National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 560 (located in Benton Harbor, Mich.), pleaded guilty to one count of embezzling union funds in the amount of $9,031, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c).

The guilty plea follows a joint investigation by the OLMS Detroit-Milwaukee District Office and the United States Postal Service’s Office of Inspector General.

Source: Office of Labor-Management StandardSs (OLMS) – U.S. Department of Labor

San Francisco Man Sentenced To More Than Five Years In Prison For Assaulting A Letter Carrier

SAN FRANCISCO – Herman Murillo was sentenced today to 63 months in prison for assaulting a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) letter carrier and illegally possessing ammunition as a convicted felon, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Special Agent in Charge Rayfield Roundtree. The sentence was handed down by the Honorable Maxine M. Chesney, Senior U.S. District Judge. Continue reading