(CBS DETROIT) – The former president for the United Auto Workers was sentenced for his role in the federal corruption case.
Federal prosecutors say Dennis Williams was sentenced to 21-months in prison.READ MORE: Beaumont Health, Spectrum Health Plan To Merge, Operate 22 Hospitals
Williams was charged for conspiring with other UAW officials to embezzle organizational funds according to prosecutors.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 172 New COVID-19 Cases, 20 Deaths
The 67-year-old served as UAW president from 2014 through 2018.MORE NEWS: Judge Greg Mathis To Build New Community Center, Affordable Housing On Detroit's Westside
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