Former NY Postal Worker Sentenced for Stealing Money Orders

Thefts included Gift Cards Stolen From the U.S. Mail

ALBANY, NEW YORK – 10/10/17 – Naisha Wiley, 35, of Schenectady, New York, was sentenced today to a three-year term of probation for stealing $10,000 in money orders from the United States Postal Service (USPS).

The announcement was made by Acting United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith, Eileen Neff, Special Agent in Charge of the Northeast Area for the United States Postal Service, Office of the Inspector General, and Inspector in Charge Shelly A. Binkowski, United States Postal Inspection Service, Boston Division.

In pleading guilty, Wiley admitted that while working part-time as a retail clerk in Post Offices in Montgomery County in 2016 and 2017, she stole U.S. Postal Service money orders totaling $10,000.  She also admitted to stealing gift cards from the mail.

Senior United States Judge Thomas J. McAvoy also ordered Wiley to pay $10,170.00 in restitution to her victims, and complete 50 hours of community service.

This case was investigated by the United States Postal Service, Office of the Inspector General, and the United States Postal Inspection Service, and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Barnett.

Original PEN coverage: New York Postal Clerk Pleads Guilty to Stealing Money Orders

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