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Officer of northern Kentucky union charged with embezzlement

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Posted at 8:35 AM, Oct 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-13 08:35:35-04

BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A union officer in Boone County has been charged with embezzling from his union.

Painters Local 238 treasurer Shannon Pemberton is accused of embezzling more than $6,000 from the union over a period of 14 months.

He is also accused of filing a false financial report for the union.

Pemberton now faces up to five years in prison if convicted.

He is due in court for arraignment on Thursday.