UAW Boss Timothy Edmunds Gets Prison Time

Timothy Edmunds, UAW boss, has been sentenced to 57 month of prison after pleading guilty to embezzling over $2 million from union funds.

From the Department of Labor:

On July 26, 2022, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Timothy Edmunds, former Financial Secretary of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 412 (located in Warren, Mich.), was sentenced to 57 months in prison. He was ordered to pay $1,963,740 in restitution, and a $1,000,000 fine. Edmunds previously paid $260,715 in restitution. On March 25, 2022, Edmunds pleaded guilty to one count of embezzling $2,224,455 in union funds and one count of money laundering, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c) and 18 U.S.C. 1957, respectively. The sentencing follows an investigation by the OLMS Detroit- Milwaukee District Office, the Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Internal Revenue Service.


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

To stay up to date on Criminal Union Corruption, check out our 2022 U.S. DOL Criminal LMRDA Enforcement Actions page here.

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

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