Former UAW president sentenced to 28 months in jail for embezzling union funds

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By Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) -A former president of the United Auto Workers, Gary Jones, on Thursday was sentenced to 28 months in jail for embezzling union funds as part of a larger federal probe into corruption in the union. Jones, who pleaded guilty last June to charges he embezzled more than $1 million, appeared in U.S. District Court in Detroit on Thursday. At last year’s hearing, he apologized to UAW members “for the betrayal of their trust” and asked for forgiveness. Jones also will make restitution of $550,000 to the UAW, $42,000 to the Internal Revenue Service, forfeit more than $…

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