Dept of Labor Cracks Down on Pension Mismanagement

From DOL Site:

“The U.S. Department of Labor has sued trustee Colette Mordo for alleged misuse of more than $4.6 million in plan assets of the Sadimara Knitwear Inc. and the Stallion Knits Ltd. defined benefit pension plans, in violation of her fiduciary duties under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. The lawsuit is based on an investigation by the department’s Employee Benefits Security Administration.”

This will likely be one of many more stories of troubles with various pensions. Whether the problem is mismanagement by trustees, or by politicians who

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take pension money to pay for other government programs (can’t lose votes! – see Ireland, Hungary, and France for recent examples; coming to a pension near you).

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