Gerald E. Bove, retired Vice President and Business Agent for Local 17 IUOE, was among the four union members acquitted in the 7 week federal trial which concluded on Friday, April 7, 2014 in Buffalo.  The indictment was handed up in 2008, several years after the events charged.   Represented by Mark Mahoney, Mr. Bove testified in his own defense, disavowing any involvement in the multiple acts of misconduct alleged in the indictment.