A federal grand jury in Wheeling indicted two union officials in connection to embezzling funds at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg.
Janet Posey, President of American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 2384 and Linda Bland, Vice President of the same union, were each indicted on August 6 for one count of concealment of embezzled funds on federal property of more than $1,000.
Posey's indictment alleges that she embezzled or concealed money at the VA Medical Center between July 27, 2009 and September 15, 2012. Bland's indictment alleges that she embezzled money at the medical center between June 28, 2011 and August 18, 2012.
Posey is scheduled for an initial court appearance before Magistrate Judge John Kaull at 9 a.m. on Monday. Bland's initial appearance will follow at 9:30 a.m.