The former treasurer of a local union chapter of IRS and other Treasury Department employees has been charged with embezzling over $20,000 of the union’s funds.

The indictment was handed down last Wednesday against Shelia S. Brown, who worked for the IRS in Ogden, Utah. She served as treasurer of Chapter 67 of the National Treasury Employees Union from around June 2005 to April 2010. Her responsibilities included overseeing union dues and funds, balancing the chapter’s accounts, submitting and writing checks on behalf of the chapter and paying for authorized travel by local representatives.

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