President of Security Workers Local in Houston Sentenced for Embezzlement
On March 1, Cynthia Angulo, former president of the Currency and Security Handlers Association, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas to 10 months of confinement, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for embezzling $61,200 in funds from the Houston union. She also was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $61,272. Angulo had pleaded guilty in August. The union is an affiliate of the Security, Police and Fire Professionals of America (SPFPA). The actions follow an investigation by the U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards.