Former Letter Carriers Union Official Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $20,000

WICHITA, KAN. – A former secretary/treasurer of the Letter Carriers Branch 1412 in Garden City pleaded guilty today to embezzling more than $20,000 from the union.

Lanny F. Pauley, 67, Garden City, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement by a labor organization officer. In his plea he admitted that from 2002 to 2007 he embezzled $20,325 from the union by writing checks to himself or misusing the union credit card.

Sentencing is set for Nov. 28. He faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000.

Grissom commended the Department of Labor and Assistant U.S. Attorney Lanny Welch for their work on the case.

source: U.S. Attorney’s Office, District Of Kansas

4 thoughts on “Former Letter Carriers Union Official Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $20,000

  1. What about all the Vegas union hall leaders of local 2502 that went several years without paying dues themselves? If they did that, until they got caught, what else are they doing that we don’t know about.

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