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Marine Engineers


Office of Labor-Management Enforcement

The Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) conducts both civil and criminal investigations of alleged violations of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) and related laws.

These investigations by OLMS District Offices involve issues such as embezzlements of union funds, union officer elections, the filing of required reports by unions and others with OLMS, and the imposition of trusteeships over subordinate unions by a parent body. These investigations may result in legal enforcement actions.

January 14th, 2014On January 14, 2014, in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Kenneth Marshall Jr. was indicted on one count of bank theft, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2113(b), and one count of aiding and abetting, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2 for cashing two counterfeit checks totaling $18,851 drawn on the bank account of Marine Engineers Benevolent Association District 1 (located in Washington, D.C.). The indictment follows an investigation by the OLMS Washington District Office, the Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.