Former Treasurer And President Of AGFE Local 1699 Union Sentenced For Stealing Union Funds

Scranton, Pennsylvania – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that on December 13, 2017, United States District Court Judge Richard P. Conaboy sentenced Michael Evans, age 57, and William Uggiano, age 60, both of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, for stealing funds from a local union.

According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, both Evans and Uggiano were sentenced to 2 years’ probation for stealing funds from the American Federation of Government Employees (AGFE) Local 1699 Union.  Evans was ordered to pay $65,775 in restitution and Uggiano was ordered to pay $7,350 in restitution to the union.

Evans and Uggiano, served as the President and Treasurer respectively, stole more than $68,000 in union funds from Local 1699’s credit union between March 2013 and December 2015.

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