Teamsters President Patrick King Can Rule From Jail

US Department of Labor Investigation Update

Teamsters Lodge 2401 President Patrick King was sentenced to two days in jail after pleading guilty to financial crimes. He must also spend two years on probation and pay thousands in restitution and fines.

From the Department of Labor:

On April 12, 2023, in the Circuit Court of the 12th Judicial Circuit, County of Will, State of Illinois, Patrick King, former President of Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes, Division of International Brotherhood of Teamsters (BMWED) Lodge 2401 (located in Cicero, Ill.), pleaded guilty to one count of continuing financial crimes enterprise, in violation of Illinois Compiled Statutes Chapter 720, Section 5/17-10.6(h). He was then sentenced to two days in jail (credited with one day served) and 24 months of probation. He was also ordered to pay $31,383 in restitution and a $1,059 fine. The guilty plea and sentencing follow an investigation by the OLMS Detroit-Milwaukee District Office.


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