14/06/2021

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Ex-UAW President Gary Jones sentenced to 28 months in federal prison

Prosecutors say Jones was involved in a multifaceted plan from 2010 to 2019 to steal...

Prosecutors say Jones was involved in a multifaceted plan from 2010 to 2019 to steal from associates along with 6 top rated union officials, which includes aide Edward “Nick” Robinson and former regional director Vance Pearson.

Among the the abuses, prosecutors allege that Robinson provided about $sixty,000 to Jones that integrated $fifteen,000 improperly taken from the UAW Labor Work Schooling Corp. From 2010 by means of 2017, Jones deposited a part of the revenue he gained from Robinson into one of his personal accounts, in accordance to the expenses towards him.

In 2015, the feds allege, Jones purchased extra than $13,000 value of cigars from Gary’s Product sales in Arizona “in significant part” for the use of UAW Formal B, whom The Detroit News recognized as Williams.

The obtain integrated 12 bins of Ashton Double Magnum cigars, value $268 for every box, and Ashton Monarch Tubos cigars, value $274 for every box.

In 2017, the feds allege, Jones, Pearson, Robinson and many others invested $539,608 on a number of golfing resorts and resorts. They also invested extra than $290,000 on condominiums, lavish dining establishments, golfing environmentally friendly charges, cigars, spa providers, garments, musicals, amusement park tickets and other luxuries.y

As part of the plan, Jones also stole revenue from the UAW’s Midwest Group Action Programs.