Former California postal worker sentenced for drug trafficking

Former California postal worker sentenced for drug trafficking

Ramona Long, 57, a former U.S. Postal Service employee in northern California, was recently sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Yvette Kane to 72 months in prison. Long previously entered guilty pleas before Kane to conspiring to manufacture and distribute 100 kilograms of marijuana and conspiracy to launder drug proceeds. She engaged in a conspiracy […]

Western Union Fraud Victims to Receive Compensation

Western Union Fraud Victims to Receive Compensation

USPS News Link – 11/21/17 – There’s good news for thousands of USPS customers and others who were tricked into using Western Union to send money to scammers. The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that fraud victims who used Western Union from Jan. 1, 2004-Jan. 19, 2017, to send money may be eligible to receive compensation. […]

Cyber Monday Shopping? The Postal Service is Ready to Deliver!

Cyber Monday Shopping? The Postal Service is Ready to Deliver!

WASHINGTON — Holiday mailing deadlines are fast approaching, and the United States Postal Service expects to deliver nearly 850 million packages between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day and more than 15 billion total pieces of mail this holiday season. Whether customers shop on Black Friday, Cyber Monday or both, they can relax knowing packages will […]

Postmaster General delivers holiday message to employee

Postmaster General delivers holiday message to employee

PMG Megan J. Brennan The following message is from PMG Megan J. Brennan: 11/20/17 – USPS News Link – As Thanksgiving Day approaches, I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to you. This year has brought with it many challenges and has given many of us new reasons to be thankful. […]

Attorney General Sessions Announces $98 Million To Hire Community Policing Officers

Attorney General Sessions Announces $98 Million To Hire Community Policing Officers

WASHINGTON — 11/20/17 – Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced $98,495,397 in grant funding through the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP). The Attorney General announced funding awards to 179 law enforcement agencies across the nation, which allows those agencies to hire 802 additional full-time law […]

DHS OIG Issues Warning to FEMA Regarding Duplicate Public Assistance Funding

DHS OIG Issues Warning to FEMA Regarding Duplicate Public Assistance Funding

11/17/17 – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued an alert to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) regarding the potential challenges the agency faces in providing duplicate Public Assistance grant funds to state, territorial, tribal and local governments for facilities that may have sustained damages from back-to-back […]

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