(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.

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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.

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Prosecutors say he used the cash for private villas and golf outings.

Jones is one of 14 UAW officials now charged in the investigation.

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