Former labor union leader charged, accused of stealing thousands
HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) -A former labor official is charged with stealing $184,000.
A complaint filed in federal court alleges that Rodney Capello stole the money while he headed the Hawaii Electrical Workers division of the Hawaii Laborers Union, Local 722.
Capello earned about $200,000 while he headed the union, which was placed in trusteeship after it ran into financial difficulties.
If convicted, the Feds want Capello to pay back the money.
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