ILA Boss Carlos Hernandez-Laguer Makes Guilty Plea

US Department of Labor Investigation Update

ILA Local 1740 union boss Carlos Hernandez-Laguer has pleaded guilty to crimes.

From the Department of Labor:

On September 25, 2023, in the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, Carlos Hernandez-Laguer, member of International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) Local 1740 (located in San Juan, P.R.), pleaded guilty to conspiracy to willfully convert funds and falsify records in an employee benefits plan, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 371. The guilty plea follows a joint investigation by the OLMS New York District Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General, and the Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration.


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