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UNION CHIEF INDICTED
Former head of Teamsters Union local charged with embezzlement, illegal loans

Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 4:01 AM EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky.


The former head of the Teamsters Local 783 in Louisville has been charged with embezzling funds from the labor union, making illegal loans and criminal record keeping violations.

A federal grand jury in Louisville charged 53-year-old Jerry Thomas Vincent Jr. on Tuesday.

The indictment alleges that from Oct. 5, 2009, through about Aug. 17, 2011, Vincent embezzled approximately $17,272.84 in union funds from the union; arranged $23,760 in illegal loans from the union local to himself from Nov. 11, 2009, through July 28, 2011; and committed 13 criminal violations related to union records from Oct. 5, 2009, through June 17, 2011.

Court records did not list an attorney for Vincent.

Vincent is scheduled to appear for arraignment before U.S. Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin on July 22.










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