IBEW Boss Niko Rodriguez Pleads Guilty to 6 Counts Embezzlement


IBEW Local 98 union boss Niko Rodriguez recently pleaded guilty to not one, not five, but six counts of embezzlement of union funds.

From the Department of Labor:

On December 19, 2022, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Niko Rodriguez, former employee of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 98 (located in Philadelphia, Pa.), pleaded guilty to six counts of embezzlement of union funds, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c). The guilty plea follows an investigation by the OLMS Philadelphia-Pittsburgh District Office, the Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General, the Employee Benefits Security Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Internal Revenue Service.

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