Guilford, NJ Contractor Pleads Guilty to Submitting False Claim to the U.S. Postal Service

Guilford, NJ Contractor Pleads Guilty to Submitting False Claim to the U.S. Postal Service

12/12/17 – John H, Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Scott Pierce, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General, announced that MARCEL VAN WOLVELAERD, 62, of Guilford, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today in New Haven federal court to submitting false […]

Former South Jersey Letter Carrier Admits Scheme To Steal And Cash Postal Money Orders

Former South Jersey Letter Carrier Admits Scheme To Steal And Cash Postal Money Orders

CAMDEN, N.J. – 12/12/17 – A Sicklerville, New Jersey, man today admitted his role in a scheme to steal and convert over 100 blank U.S. Postal Service (USPS) money orders, resulting in nearly $100,000 in losses, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. Marc Saunders, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joseph H. Rodriguez […]

Former Postal Employee Sentenced To 75 Months In Federal Prison For Selling Over 6,000 Stolen Credit Cards

Former Postal Employee Sentenced To 75 Months In Federal Prison For Selling Over 6,000 Stolen Credit Cards

Former Postal Employee Sentenced to over 6 Years in Federal Prison for Selling at Least 6,240 Credit Cards Stolen from the U.S. Mail           SANTA ANA, California – A Garden Grove man who worked for the United States Postal Service for more than two decades was sentenced today to 75 months in federal prison for stealing thousands […]

Wife pushed non-disabled husband in wheelchair to net $1.2 million in VA benefits and Postal Workers Compensation

Wife pushed non-disabled husband in wheelchair to net $1.2 million in VA benefits and Postal Workers Compensation

Richard Klaffka posed as a disabled veteran and postal worker for more than decade. His act, which included a wheelchair he didn’t need, was good enough to reap $1.2 million in fraudulent disability benefits. Klaffka, 59, of Holland, is now going to prison. “It was like a way of life,” U.S. District Judge Richard J. […]

The World’s Largest Post Office Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

The World’s Largest Post Office Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

WASHINGTON — USPS – 12/06/17 – Looking to reduce the stress of the holiday season? Visit the world’s largest Post Office: m.usps.com, the mobile version of usps.com. “We’re making it easier for customers to manage their mailing and shipping needs during the busiest time of the year,” said U.S. Postal Service Chief Customer and Marketing Officer and […]

USPS Tests New Version Of Operation Santa

USPS Tests New Version Of Operation Santa

USPS News Link – 12/04/17 – A trio of “elves” — USPS retirees, from left, Mary Crayton, Nina Marshall and Iris Goddis-Hazel — offer their assistance at the recent Operation Santa kickoff in New York City. Operation Santa is going digital. The popular program, which began in 1912, allows Postal Service employees and customers to […]

USPS and Letters from Santa

USPS and Letters from Santa

SANTA MAIL Letters from Santa Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And the Postal Service™ can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter to Santa — complete with the North Pole Postmark! The Letters from Santa program adds to the excitement of Christmas and is ideal for interesting youngsters in […]

USPS and Operation Santa

USPS and Operation Santa

SANTA MAIL Operation Santa Background As much as history reveals, the Postal Service began receiving letters to Santa Claus more than 100 years ago. However, its involvement was made official when in 1912 Postmaster General Frank Hitchcock authorized local Postmasters to allow postal employees and citizens to respond to the ever growing number of letters […]

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