Federal agents raid home of UAW president as part of ongoing corruption probe

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UAW's Detroit HQ.

FBI and IRS agents raided the suburban Detroit home of UAW President Gary Jones on Wednesday as authorities ramp up their investigation of corruption within the union and auto industry.

Federal agents raided multiple other locations, including the California home of former UAW President Dennis Williams and the union’s northern Michigan conference center, according to several news sources.

The raids come as the union is renegotiating labor contracts for 158,00o auto workers.

The ongoing federal investigation has already netted convictions of UAW officials and Fiat Chrysler executives accused of bribery and misusing funds.

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Steve Neavling is an award-winning investigative journalist who operated Motor City Muckraker, an online news site devoted to exposing abuses of power and holding public officials accountable. Neavling also hosted Muckraker Report on 910AM from September 2017 to July 2018. Before launching Motor City Muckraker,...
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