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Prosecutors: Not Enough Oversight for Corrupt Carpenters Union

The New York Times reports:

Frustrated by enduring corruption, prosecutors have asked a federal judge in Manhattan to replace the independent investigator in charge of rooting out mob involvement and other problems in the carpenters’ union in New York.

This has a real effect on members. The Times adds that the official seeking the change “said rank-and-file carpenters had lost confidence in Mr. Callahan to such a degree that the number of calls to the anticorruption hot line had plummeted.”

Categories: Crime & Corruption