Brian Rittenhouse is the former Secretary for the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 1320 in Grandville, Michigan. Back in January, he was indicted for embezzlement, as well as false entry. Then in March, he pleaded guilty to the acts. Now, Brian Rittenhouse has officially been sentenced for corrupt crimes. On June 23, 2021, he was sentenced to two years of probation, as well as pay various fines. If you’d like to read more on this previously ongoing case, you can go here to read about his indictment, and here to read about his guilty plea. This is just one more example of the ongoing corruption behind the scenes of unions.
From the Department of Labor:
Brian Rittenhouse [….] was sentenced to two years of probation. Rittenhouse was also ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and $100 special assessment. Rittenhouse previously paid $1,425 in restitution. On March 10, 2021, Rittenhouse pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c). The sentencing follows an investigation by the OLMS Detroit-Milwaukee 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.