Former UAW official admits to taking bribes and kick-backs

Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB)–A Grand Island man who once served as a high-ranking official with the United Auto Workers Union is admitting to taking bribes and kick-backs.

Federal prosecutors in Michigan say Jeffrey Pietryzk took in more than $120,000 in bribes.

It happened during a 12-year-period staring in 2006.

Pietryzk is the tenth person to plead guilty in an investigation involving UAW officials receiving illegal pay-offs.

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