Roger Harris, AFGE President, Sentenced for Crimes

US Department of Labor Investigation Update

AFGE Local 3048’s Roger Harris has been sentenced for wire fraud after pleading guilty to the act. He must now serve 6 months of home detention, 3 years of supervised release, and pay over $20k in restitution.

From the Department of Labor:

On April 7, 2023, in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Roger Harris, former President of American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 3048 (located in Lompoc, Calif.), was sentenced to six months of home detention and three years of supervised release. Harris was also ordered to pay $20,250 in restitution and a $100 special assessment. On August 17, 2020, Harris pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1343. The sentencing follows a joint investigation by the OLMS Los Angeles District Office, the Department of Justice’s Office of the Inspector General, and the Department of Treasury’s Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration.


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