AFGE Union Boss Fred T. Lee Sentenced After Pleading Guilty

US Department of Labor Investigation Update

Fred T. Lee, President for AFGE Local 4071, has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for embezzling over over $200k in union funds.

From the Department of Labor:

On October 5, 2023, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, Fred T. Lee, former President of American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 4071 (located in Columbus, Ohio), was sentenced to one day of imprisonment (time served) and one year of supervised release. Lee was also ordered to pay $126,872 in restitution and a $100 special assessment. On April 10, 2023, Lee pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud for embezzling $126,872 in union funds, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1343. The sentencing follows an investigation by the OLMS Cincinnati-Cleveland District Office and the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Office of Inspector General.


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