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Former union official sentenced in federal corruption probe : Former union official sentenced in federal corruption probe

Aug 05, 2019 - The Canadian Press

DETROIT - A former United Auto Workers vice-president has been sentenced to 15 months in prison in a scheme that funneled cash from a job training centre in Detroit toward personal uses.

Norwood Jewell appeared Monday in U.S. District Court in Detroit. He is the highest ranking labour official charged and the eighth person sentenced in the ongoing investigation into illegal payoffs to UAW officials.

The centre was financed by Fiat Chrysler. Former Fiat Chrysler executive Al Iacobelli...