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August 20, 2014
Local official pleads guilty in Juneau to embezzling $40,000 in Carpenters Union funds

JUNEAU, Alaska — The financial secretary of the carpenters union in Juneau pleaded guilty to embezzling $40,000.

Jonathan Henry Smith admitted to the felony during a hearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Juneau. The 42-year-old will be sentenced Dec. 1 and faces up to five years in prison.

The Juneau Empire reports ( ) a plea deal recommends he pay back the money in full.

Prosecutors say Smith used credit and debit cards and checks from Carpenters Local Union 2247 to take money he spent gambling at casinos in Las Vegas and Washington state.

The union has about 150 members in Juneau.



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