United States Attorney David Capp
Northern District of Indiana
5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 1500
Hammond, Indiana 46320
Hammond South Bend Fort
Hammond South Bend Fort Wayne
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mary Hatton
www.usdoj.gov/usao/inn/ FAX (219) 852-2770
INDICTMENT RETURNED IN HAMMOND FEDERAL COURT
Hammond, Indiana- The United States Attorney’s Office announced that the following Indictment was returned on February 7, 2013 and unsealed today:
Ø Tracey R. Tigner, 41, of Gary, Indiana, was charged in an Indictment with embezzlement and theft of funds from the Painters District Council 91 of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. These charges were filed as the result of an investigation by the United States Department of Labor Office of Inspector General as well as the Office of Labor Management Standards. This case has been assigned to and will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Randall Stewart.
The United States Attorney's Office emphasized that an Indictment is merely an allegation and that all persons charged are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.