Robert Peter, APWU Local 526 Treasurer (Blackwood) Sentenced to Home Detention for Stealing Union Funds
Camden City, NJ --On June 17, 2020, in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (Camden), Robert Peter, former Secretary-Treasurer of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 526 (located in Blackwood, N.J.), was sentenced to six months of home detention and three years of probation. Peter was also ordered to pay $34,500 in restitution and a $100 special assessment.
On August 8, 2019, in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (Camden), Peter, was charged in an information with one count of embezzling union funds in the amount of $34,500, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c). On the same date, Peter pleaded guilty to the charge. The charge and guilty plea follow an investigation by the OLMS Philadelphia-Pittsburgh District Office.
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