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Fiat’s Former HR Chief Pleads Guilty in Corruption Probe (1)

May 29, 2018, 4:06 PMUpdated: May 29, 2018, 9:33 PM

The former director of employee relations at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles pleaded guilty to misleading authorities during a federal probe of allegations that UAW executives used millions of dollars from a training center for personal use.

Michael Brown’s May 25 plea brings to six the number of people who have admitted guilt in the case. He faces a maximum three years in prison and $250,000 in fines, the plea agreement states.

Brown in December 2015 provided a grand jury with “misleading and incomplete testimony in a deliberate effort to conceal the conspiracy to violate the Labor Management Relations Act,” the plea...

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