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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
EASTERN DIVISION

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

v.

No. 06CR0096
Violation: Title 29 United
States Code Section 501

DIANNA K. RUSHING

 

The UNITED STATES ATTORNEY charges:

  1. At times material to this information:
    1. The Association of Flight Attendants, Local Executive Council 8 (the "Union"), was a labor organization engaged in an industry affecting commerce.
    2. Defendant DIANNA K. RUSHING was the Union's president. In her capacity as Union president, defendant RUSHING had access to and control over Union funds which were maintained in an account at First American Bank in Elk Grove Village, Illinois ("the Bank").
  2. From on or about July 11, 2003, and continuing until on or about January 7, 2004, at Elgin, in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, and elsewhere,

DIANNA K. RUSHING,

defendant herein embezzled, stole, and unlawfully and willfully abstracted and converted to her own use moneys and funds of a labor organization of which she was an officer, namely, approximately $10,452 from the Union's treasury, by withdrawing the foregoing Union funds from an account held by the Union at the Bank, and then converting the Union's funds to her own use, all without the knowledge or consent of the Union.

In violation of Title 29, United States Code, Section 501(c).

/SIGNED/
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY