Marita Crawford is Another IBEW Boss That’s Pleading Guilty


Following her coworker Niko Rodriguez, Marita Crawford has pleaded guilty to union corruption. Her plea consists of four counts of wire fraud.

From the Department of Labor:

On December 19, 2022, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Marita Crawford, former Business Agent and Political Director of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 98 (located in Philadelphia, Pa.), pleaded guilty to four counts of wire fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1343. The guilty plea follows an investigation by the OLMS Philadelphia-Pittsburgh District Office, the Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General, the Employee Benefits Security Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Internal Revenue Service.


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