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Philadelphia union 'THUGs' arrested on charges of arson, intimidation

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Ten union members of Ironworkers Local 401 union in Philadelphia were arrested Tuesday on charges of conspiracy, extortion, arson, destruction of property, and assault under federal racketeering statutes. According to the FBI indictment, members of the union ganged up in "goon squads" to intimidate contractors to hire union labor. The indictment notes that one of the squads referred to itself...

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