Bookkeeper Charged With Stealing Cash From Union

(Hamilton County, IL) — A McLeansboro woman could spend five years in prison for stealing money from a labor union. Prosecutors say Carolyn Hall pocketed more than 26-thousand-dollars from Laborer’s Local 1197 while serving as their bookkeeper. She’s accused of taking member dues from July 2012 to February 2014. Hall also could face a 250-thousand-dollar fine if found guilty.