Union Boss Harold Bryan Weatherford Sentenced 5 Months in Prison

Harold Bryan Weatherford is the former Treasurer for the National Staff Organization, Professional Staff Association in Plano, Texas. After pleading guilty to embezzlement and theft back in September of 2020, he has now been sentenced. On May 20, 2021, he was sentenced to five months in prison, followed by five months of house arrest, three years of probation, and hefty restitution.

From the Department of Labor:

On May 20, 2021, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Harold Bryan Weatherford […] was sentenced to five months in prison, five months of house arrest, and three years of probation. Weatherford was also ordered to pay $73,949 in restitution. On September 17, 2020, Weatherford pleaded guilty to embezzlement and theft of labor union assets, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c). The sentencing follows an investigation by the OLMS Dallas-New Orleans District Office.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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