Posts tagged Neil Barofsky

    United Auto Workers Seek to Shed a Legacy of Corruption

    August 3, 2022 // A federal investigation discovered widespread corruption, with a dozen senior officers, together with two former presidents, convicted of embezzling greater than $1 million in union funds for luxurious journey and different lavish private bills. Since final 12 months, the union has been below the scrutiny of a court-appointed monitor charged with guaranteeing that anticorruption reforms are carried out.

    Opinion: The UAW’s Culture of Corruption

    July 25, 2022 // The settlement came after a yearslong investigation found top union officials guilty of embezzling hundreds of thousands of members’ dues money and other funds to bankroll leaders’ opulent lifestyles. Court documents describe parties with top-shelf liquor and stays at five-star resorts. mishandling of a sum of cash,

    Federal monitor accuses UAW of concealing misconduct probe

    July 22, 2022 // Attorney Dawn Ison told the union that it was violating a court order by concealing the information, and the UAW has been behaving properly since, Barofsky wrote. But he wrote that the union was obstructing him. “The union’s concealment of evidence of the misconduct of one of its leaders and its own investigation into that misconduct interfered with the monitor’s ability to carry out his work,” Barofsky wrote. Treasury Department's special inspector general, Troubled Assets Relief Program, Judge David Lawson, Detroit,