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Fifth Person Charged in Probe of Workers at Fiat and UAW (1)

March 14, 2018, 12:21 PMUpdated: March 14, 2018, 8:29 PM

A fifth person was charged in the federal corruption investigation targeting executives at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the United Auto Workers, court documents released March 13 show.

Keith Mickens, a former UAW Chrysler Department employee, is facing one charge of conspiracy to violate the Labor-Management Relations Act. He’s accused of buying luggage, electronics, and designer clothes with money meant for union member training, according to a superseding information filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Mickens’ charge shows federal investigators haven’t slowed their effort to probe the illegal use of UAW-Chrysler National Training Center funds...

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