Former NALC Menominee Local Treasurer indicted on embezzlement charge

On June 16, 2015, in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan, Timothy Casperson, former Treasurer of National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 249 (located in Menominee, Mich.), was indicted on one count of embezzling $9,650 in union funds, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c); one count of false reporting, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 439(b); and one count of falsifying union records, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 439(c). ┬áThe indictment follows an investigation by the Department of Labor’s Office of Labor-Management Standards Detroit-Milwaukee District Office.