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Steelworkers Rep Sentenced for Stealing from Union

January 24, 2013

PITTSBURGH - A resident of St. Paul, Minn., has been sentenced in federal court to eight months imprisonment, to run concurrent to his Minnesota state charge, on his conviction of union embezzlement, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak imposed the sentence on Curtis Reed, 56.

According to information presented to the court, Reed, a Staff Representative of the International Union of United Steelworkers, stole approximately $3,700 from the union by charging personal expenses to the union credit and fuel cards over the five-year period from March of 2005 to May of 2010.

Assistant United States Attorney Leo M. Dillon prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Department of Labor, Office of Labor Management Standards for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Reed.

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