Jennifer Rogers, after getting caught for the crime of helping embezzle money for her mother, Linda Rogers, Jennifer pleaded guilty to the scandal in January of 2021. The former AFSCME member’s crimes included embezzling over $40 grand with the help of her mother, through illegal checks and wire fraud. You can read more on the details of it here.
Then on April 20, 2021, Jennifer Rogers received her sentence for her crime. Her sentencing includes home confinement, probation, and paying all of the money back that was stolen.
From the Department of Labor:
Jennifer Rogers, former member of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 2254 (located in Jersey City, N.J.), was sentenced to six months of electronically monitored home confinement and 24 months of probation. She was also ordered to pay $40,455 in restitution and a $100 special assessment. On December 1, 2020, Rogers pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting an embezzlement of union funds, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c) and 18 U.S.C. 2. The sentencing follows an investigation by the OLMS New York District Office and the Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General.Department of Labor
To read more on this case, please visit the DOL site here.
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