Maine USPS Contract Carrier Pleads Guilty To Stealing Mail

Maine USPS Contract Carrier Pleads Guilty To Stealing Mail

An Augusta, ME woman pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Bangor to a charge of stealing mail. Court records show Julie K. Meek, 56, took more than a dozen envelopes containing checks, cash and gift cards while she was a contract route carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. Meek used them at businesses in Orono, […]

The Iconic Symbols of Halloween Debuted on Forever Stamps Today

The Iconic Symbols of Halloween Debuted on Forever Stamps Today

ANOKA, MN — Let all ghosts and goblins beware. The U.S. Postal Service today kicked off the 2016 Halloween celebration by issuing the Jack-o’-lanterns Forever Stamps at Anoka City Hall Plaza. Anoka is known as the “Halloween Capital of the World.” The sheet of 20 stamps features four different photographs of jack-o’-lanterns. The jack-o’-lanterns were […]

OIG: Postal Service Workplace Violence Program

OIG: Postal Service Workplace Violence Program

Background The U.S. Postal Service has an obligation to ensure the safety of its employees by creating and maintaining a violence-free work environment. Workplace violence can occur at or outside of a postal facility while an employee is working and can range from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and homicides. Postal Service employees […]

USPS Statement on Jack-o’-lanterns Stamp Defect

USPS Statement on Jack-o’-lanterns Stamp Defect

USPS – 9/28/16 – Banknote Corporation of America (BCA) has been a stamp supplier to the U.S. Postal Service since 1995. BCA employs advanced manufacturing methodology utilizing inline inspection systems in conjunction with a skilled workforce to deliver billions of stamps annually to the Postal Service. In August 2016, BCA produced 50 million stamps of […]

Former Buffalo, NY Letter Carrier Sentenced For Stealing From The Mail

Former Buffalo, NY Letter Carrier Sentenced For Stealing From The Mail

BUFFALO, N.Y.—U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Nichole Crosson, 23, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of opening mail without lawful authority, was sentenced to two years probation by U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael j. Roemer. The defendant was also ordered to pay $1,729.21 in restitution. Assistant U.S. Attorney John D. Fabian, who […]

Two Arrested In Randolph, MS Post Office Robbery

Two Arrested In Randolph, MS Post Office Robbery

RANDOLPH, Miss. On Tuesday (9/27/16), two suspects connected to the Randolph, Mississippi, Post Office Robbery where the postmaster was wounded from gunshot were arrested based on a federal criminal complaint from the Northern District of Mississippi.  The pair was arrested in Lockport, Louisiana, and will be presented at the courthouse in New Orleans on Wednesday morning […]

Three Quarters Of Customers Broadcast Their Frustrations When They Receive A Damaged Package

Three Quarters Of Customers Broadcast Their Frustrations When They Receive A Damaged Package

BENSENVILLE, Ill. — September 27, 2016 — Seventy-three percent of frequent online shoppers are likely to share frustrations with friends and family when they receive a damaged package, according to a new report from OSM Worldwide. Data from the domestic and international delivery solutions provider reveals that consumers have increasingly high shipping demands and if brands don’t […]

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