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Former SEIU union local president
convicted of embezzlement

Los Angeles Times, by Hailey Branson-Potts

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/28/2013 10:50:02 PM

The former president of California’s largest union local was found guilty by a federal jury in Los Angeles on Monday of stealing from the low-wage workers he represented. Tyrone Freeman, who led Local 6434 of the Service Employees International Union, was convicted on 14 criminal counts, including embezzlement of union funds, violating tax laws and mail fraud. As president of SEIU Local 6434 -- the second-largest SEIU chapter in the nation -- Freeman, 43, represented 160,000 low-wage healthcare workers who cared for the elderly and people with disabilities. He also represented 30,000 workers

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: formerNYer, 1/28/2013 10:54:54 PM     (No. 9145394)

A union leader who is also a felon, gee what´s the odds of that?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pixelero, 1/28/2013 10:56:26 PM     (No. 9145395)

Yeah there´s a shocker

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scribelus, 1/28/2013 10:57:20 PM     (No. 9145396)

Yet another damning conviction of the socialist system, never to be reported by The Ministry of Truth.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SteelTurman, 1/28/2013 11:00:59 PM     (No. 9145401)

At least conservatives try to appear honest ...

... the Left mocks us all with its larcenous blatancy.

They have no shame.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lotsamojo, 1/28/2013 11:10:49 PM     (No. 9145408)

So, is there a list of the felons on tap to replace him?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: manitouman, 1/28/2013 11:18:28 PM     (No. 9145422)

Fire the judge.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jl80863, 1/28/2013 11:23:34 PM     (No. 9145428)

Like the majority of these slugs he only "represented" himself.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lil dotty, 1/28/2013 11:34:39 PM     (No. 9145439)

A felon, now that´s unexpected!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: thomthomp, 1/28/2013 11:35:12 PM     (No. 9145440)

He will be ready to run as a Democrat for Congress as soon as he gets out. He can claim "experience" at stealing from the people.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 1/29/2013 12:04:36 AM     (No. 9145467)

It look like Tyrone he ain´t gonna be a free man no mo´.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 1/29/2013 12:19:20 AM     (No. 9145480)

He be goin´ to the big house. He gonna have fun there.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/29/2013 12:23:31 AM     (No. 9145485)

Anyone surprised ? Why millions continue to support the union, is beyond me.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: bhkat, 1/29/2013 12:24:08 AM     (No. 9145487)

When you find one that isn´t corrupt, that is news.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/29/2013 12:35:01 AM     (No. 9145493)

It took 2 years to convict him? Surprised the LA Times was allowed to run this. Holder will now make sure he is released on appeal.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: provide, 1/29/2013 6:19:57 AM     (No. 9145626)

Another Adam Clayton Powell thumbing his nose.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: JimS, 1/29/2013 7:04:35 AM     (No. 9145676)

When he gets his orange jumpsuit, he can "look for the union label."

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Reply 17 - Posted by: lancelink1, 1/29/2013 7:05:40 AM     (No. 9145680)

I´m shocked. Shocked!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: fireboy, 1/29/2013 7:16:57 AM     (No. 9145700)

I just thank God he wasn´t teaching my kid. What? SEIU? Whoops, wrong corrupt union.

My bad

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Reply 19 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/29/2013 10:06:42 AM     (No. 9146145)

No surprise here, business as usual.

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