(CBS DETROIT) – Federal prosecutors charged former United Auto Workers President Gary Jones Thursday.
They say he embezzled more than $1 million from the auto-worker’s union.READ MORE: Unemployment In Michigan: 30,816 New Jobless Claims Filed Last Week
Jones was charged as part of a larger ongoing investigation into the UAW Union.
He resigned last November around the same time UAW workers went on strike.READ MORE: If Kids Are Able To Get COVID Vaccine, Health Department May Re-Evaluate Michigan’s Re-Opening Plan
Prosecutors say he used the cash for private villas and golf outings.
Jones is one of 14 UAW officials now charged in the investigation.MORE NEWS: Gov. Whitmer Won’t Discuss Trip After Reported Use Of Private Jet
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