October 4, 1981
AP MIAMI, Oct. 3,
Pleas of not guilty have been entered for four men accused of
conspiracy in dealings with union trust funds. Arraigned yesterday
were Arthur E. Coia, an official of the Laborers International
Union of North America; his son, Arthur A. Coia; Albert J. Lepore,
counsel to the Rhode Island Laborers Health and Welfare Trust
Fund, and Joseph J. Vaccaro Jr., a trustee of the New England
Laborers Training and Trust Fund. A fifth defendant, Raymond L.S.
Patriarca, a reported crime figure, did not appear.