Indictments for officers of Oxford steelworkers’ union
Patrick McCreless | The Anniston Star
April 27, 2011
A federal grand jury indicted two local men Tuesday for allegedly embezzling money from the Oxford chapter of the United Steel Workers union while they served as officers.
According to a U.S. Department of Justice press release, Harry Dane Small, 54 of Oxford and Dennis Lee McGee, 56 of Eastaboga, were charged in separate multi-count indictments filed in U.S. District Court.
Small is charged with embezzling 12 checks worth about $25,820 from United Steel Workers Union, Local 9506 in Oxford, between August 2008 and February 2009, while he served as its secretary-treasurer.
McGee is charged with embezzling 15 checks totaling about $8,200 from the union local between September 2008 and February 2009, while he served as the union’s president.
The press release states the maximum sentence for stealing and embezzling money while serving as a labor union official is five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
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