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Another crooked #Union boss was arrested.

Glenn Blicht, President of the Longshoremen Union Local 1964, was arrested for demanding and taking bribes from an employer in exchange for NOT representing Union employee's interests.

#ButNothingsHappening #UnionCorruption
LOL...and once again, THERE ARE TAPES!
Just as a reminder, and to put them in one place, there have been quite a few busts related to corrupt union bosses and officials. Here's the former VP of the UAW who pleaded guilty to corruption:

There were also several other Union execs involved in the corruption along with Norwood Jewell:

Treasurer of a Steelworker's Union was charged with embezzling union money:

Electrician's union boss, a Philly councilman, and several others were charged with theft & embezzlement of union funds:

Labor union official from Ohio went to prison for embezzlement:

And another:

John Coli Sr, former Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local Union 727, admitted to receiving over $300K illegal payments from a #Chicago business and tax fraud.

Former #UAW Vice President Norwood Jewel was sentenced to 15 months in prison for corruption - using union money to pay for his own and other union official’s lifestyles.

#Union #UnionCorruption

More #UnionCorruption

Brian Ahakuelo, Financial Secretary of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Union, and his wife & sister-in-law were indicted for conspiracy, embezzlement, wire fraud, and money laundering.

The FBI raided the home of #UAW President Gary Jones, a union retreat, and multiple other locations.

There was also another raid at a California address that lists former UAW President Dennis Williams and his wife as the owners.


Former Flint #UAW official Michael Grimes has reportedly made a plea deal in his bribery case.

This one isn't UAW, but it's another case of a corrupt union official. This one's from a Teacher's union.

Looks like some #Union workers actually protested corrupt #UAW union officials today.

According to this article, the feds are reportedly considering filing RICO charges against the UAW as well.

Former #UAW official Michael Grimes DID, in fact, make a plea deal. He just pleaded guilty to fraud and money laundering.

Here's some on #UAW's Michael Grimes from the DOJ, including some of the bribed & kickbacks:

- Grimes & 2 others demanded a kickback to buy 50K Jackets that said "Team UAW-GM" on them.

Grimes & co-conspirators also demanded kickbacks to buy 58,000 watches for all #UAW members employed by General Motors, which they never actually gave to the UAW members. Instead, the watches sat in storage for years.
The former Treasurer of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local Union 331 (a #VA related #Union) was sentenced for embezzling union funds.


Former President of the Local 2463 of the American Federation of Government Employees pleaded guilty to Interstate Transportation of Stolen Property in connection to theft from the Union.

#UnionCorruption #ButNothingsHappening

They’re on a roll today with #UnionCorruption 👍

Dana Pullman, the former President of Massachusetts State Police Union and Anne Lynch, the union’s former lobbyist, were indicted for RICO, tax crimes, fraud, and obstruction.


Vance Pearson, Director of #UAW Region 5, was arrested and charged with embezzlement for stealing Union funds.

#ButNothingsHappening #UnionCorruption

Former Union Treasurer & Corrections Officer Tony Liesenfeld was charged with wire fraud for embezzling over $77K from the American Federation of Government Employees Local 148.

#UnionCorruption #Unions

Former President of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1101 Union, Mark Douglas, pleaded guilty to embezzling union funds.

#UnionCorruption #Unions

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