U.S. Attorney's Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
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April 13, 2015

Another Member of Local 401 Sentenced to Prison Term

PHILADELPHIA—Greg Sullivan, 50, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced today to 27 months in prison for conspiracy to maliciously damage property by means of fire, and Hobbs Act Extortion. Sullivan pleaded guilty on September 23, 2014. He participated in the Grays Avenue arson and the attempted arson in Malvern. In addition to the prison term, United States District Court before the Honorable Michael Baylson ordered restitution of $10,306.80—half of which must be paid within 30 days—three years of supervised release and a $100 special assessment. He has 30 days to report to prison.

The case was investigated jointly by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Labor Office of Inspector General, with assistance provided by the Philadelphia Police Department Corruption Task Force, East Whiteland Township Police Department, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, and the Employee Benefit Security Administration. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Robert Livermore with legal assistance provided by Gerald Toner, Acting Deputy Chief for Labor-Management Racketeering, Organized Crime and Gang Section at the Department of Justice.

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