Kevin Crownover, former Treasurer of Machinists in Armona, California, has been found guilty of several charges. The union boss chose to stand before a jury. And as hope for, justice was served in that court room on November 10, 2021.
From the Department of Labor:
On November 10, 2021, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, Kevin Crownover, former Treasurer of Machinists Local Lodge 2947 (located in Armona, Calif.), was found guilty by a jury following a two-day trial of one count of embezzlement from a labor organization and one count of aggravated identity theft, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c) and 18 U.S.C. 1028A, respectively. From June 2015 through October 2016, Crownover embezzled $50,879 through unauthorized cash withdrawals and wrote unauthorized and forged checks to himself, which he then endorsed into his own personal bank account. The guilty verdict follows an investigation by the OLMS San Francisco-Seattle District Office.DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
To read more on this case, please visit the DOL site here.
To stay up to date on Criminal Union Corruption, check out our 2021 U.S. DOL Criminal LMRDA Enforcement Actions page here.
And to see the previous union corruption case, go here.