IBEW Boss Robert Henon Found Guilty Before a Jury

Robert Henon, an employee for IBEW in Pennsylvania, has been found guilty of several charges before a jury. These charges include conspiracy, several counts of wire fraud, and bribery.

From the Department of Labor:

On November 15, 2021, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Robert Henon, an employee of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 98 (located in Philadelphia, Pa.) and a Philadelphia City Councilman, was found guilty following a five-week trial of one count of conspiracy, eight counts of honest services wire fraud, and one count of bribery, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 371, 18 U.S.C. 1343, 1346, and 18 U.S.C. 666(a)(1)(B), respectively. The guilty verdict follows an investigation by the OLMS Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Office, the Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General, the Employee Benefits Security Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Internal Revenue Service, the Pennsylvania State Police, and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

To read more on this case, please visit the DOL site here.

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And to see the previous union corruption case, go here.


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