Local woman charged with embezzling thousands from her job
HOUSTON – A 67-year-old Houston resident is set to appear in federal court for her alleged role in an embezzlement scheme, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.
The criminal information, filed Nov. 25, charges Beverly Davis with embezzlement and theft of Labor Union assets. She is set to appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge Christina Bryan today at 10 a.m.
The charges allege Davis was an employee of Communications Workers of America Local 6222 in Houston from 2010 to 2017. She allegedly used union funds to pay for personal expenses and other unauthorized charges. By the time she ceased doing so in 2017, she had embezzled union funds in the amount of $85,536.77, according to the allegations.
If convicted, Davis faces up to five years in federal prison and a possible $10,000 maximum fine.
The U.S. Department of Labor-Office of Labor Management Standards conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Rodolfo Ramirez is prosecuting the case.
A criminal information is a formal accusation of criminal conduct, not evidence.
A defendant is presumed innocent unless convicted through due process of law.