• Nick Maddalone and Paul Maddalone, two former board members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181, were each sentenced to 10 months in prison, to pay restitution, and to serve two years of supervised release in connection with a scheme to extort cash from owners of a New York City school bus company. The brothers pleaded guilty to the scheme in September. (United States v. Maddalone, S.D.N.Y., No. 09-CR-550, 12/14/09)
  • Wayne Mitchell, former president of the Mailers Union No. 6, was charged with embezzling more than $200,000 in unauthorized salary and expenses in a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. (United States v. Mitchell,. S.D.N.Y, No. 09-MAG-2702, 12/14/09)