Former Union Boss Indicted
A former labor union local president has been accused of taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks from union health providers, the New York Times reports:
Hector Lopez, the former president of Local 8a-28a, which represents metal polishers, sign painters and other tradespeople, set up an elaborate money-laundering operation involving several companies that funneled secret payments to him, according to a 29-page indictment that was unsealed in Federal District Court in Brooklyn.
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