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December 22,1999

Mr. Frank J. Marine, Acting Chief
Organized Crime and Racketeering Section
Criminal Division of U.S.Justice Department
1310 G Street
Washington D.C. 20530

Dear Sir,

As you are aware the Laborers International Union of North America and the United Justice Department entered into a Consent Decree to rid the laborers Union of Organized crime and criminal activity. This document was signed on February 13,1995.

On December 5,1999 the General Executive Board of LIUNA held an executive board meeting. At this meeting the General Executive board of LIUNA voted to make Arthur Coia President Emeritus and pay a life time salary of at least $250,000 a year.

I believe this is a direct violation of the LIUNA Ethics and Disciplinary Procedure instituted by the United States Justice Department and the Laborers International Union of North America. I have enclosed a copy of page 101 and page 102 for you to review. They may have violated the Union Constitution as well.

This is man leaving under a cloud. A man who was found guilty of doing business with a union vendor and fined $100,000. A man who done nothing to stop organized crime from looting treasury's and pension funds until the Government showed up with a RICO complaint. If you believe the press. Mr. Coia may have entered into a plea bargain agreement already with the United States Government to avoid a tax evasion charges.

I am asking the United States Justice Department to exercise their fiduciary responsibility under the Consent Decree to the members of LIUNA and stop this sweetheart deal to Arthur Coia. This deal will cost the members millions and the General Executive Board of LIUNA nothing. This is an outrage that nobody in the Government or the LIUNA Inspector General's office has tried to stop this sweetheart deal.

Sincerely yours,

Alex Corns

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