Ex-postal worker admits scamming $1.2 million in federal benefits

Ex-postal worker admits scamming $1.2 million in federal benefits

BUFFALO, N.Y. – 3/23/17 – A former U.S. Postal Service worker in western New York has pleaded guilty to scamming the federal government out of more than $1.2 million in benefits. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 59-year-old Richard Klaffka, of Holland, pleaded guilty Wednesday to wire fraud. Prosecutors say his 62-year-old wife, Cathleen, admitted to […]

Tampa man gets seven years in scheme to sell stolen social security checks he obtained from a former postal employee

Tampa man gets seven years in scheme to sell stolen social security checks he obtained from a former postal employee

TAMPA – 3/21/17 – A man who admitted to his role in a scheme to sell almost $3 million in social security checks was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in federal prison. Richard Lee Anderson, 38, claimed he wasn’t aware of just how serious his crime was. “I’m sorry for everybody that I hurt,” Anderson […]

Postal Service Appoints Gregory S. Crabb Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer

Postal Service Appoints Gregory S. Crabb Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer

Greg Crabb has been appointed vice president and chief information security officer. Gregory S. Crabb has been appointed vice president and chief information security officer, effective March 18. Crabb has been acting in the role since July 2016. He is responsible for protecting Postal Service employees, customers, infrastructure and information systems from digital threats. Additionally, […]

Robert Panara: Teacher and Pioneer of Deaf Studies to be Immortalized on a Stamp

Robert Panara: Teacher and Pioneer of Deaf Studies to be Immortalized on a Stamp

WHAT: First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Robert Panara two-ounce Forever stamp. The event is free and open to the public. WHO: U.S. Postal Service Chief Operating Officer David Williams President of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) and Rochester Institute of     Technology Vice President and Dean Dr. Gerard Buckley NTID Instructional/Support Faculty member John Panara (son) Stamp […]

Former Alabama football player, postal worker sentenced for stealing gift cards from mail

Former Alabama football player, postal worker sentenced for stealing gift cards from mail

A former University of Alabama football player was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for stealing gift cards from the mail. Terrill Chatman, 48, pleaded guilty to one count of misappropriation of postal funds in November 2016. Chief U.S. District Judge Karon O. Bowdre sentenced Chatman to 12 months of probation. He was ordered to complete a financial […]

Postal Service Weather Update – Winter Storm Stella

Postal Service Weather Update – Winter Storm Stella

USPS – Mar. 14, 2017, 8 a.m. ET Winter Storm Stella Governors of Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York have each declared a State of Emergency due to storms that have shut down highways and transportation routes throughout the states. Mailers will not have access to roads to deliver the mail in those states. There […]

United States Postal Service Letter Carrier Convicted of Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

United States Postal Service Letter Carrier Convicted of Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

3/10/17 – A United States Postal Service letter carrier was convicted at trial of access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. Benjamin G. Greenberg, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Rafiq Ahmad, Special Agent in Charge, United States Department of Labor, Office of Inspector General (DOL-OIG), Max Eamiguel, Special Agent in […]

Missouri Postal Contract Employee Indicted for Stealing Mail

Missouri Postal Contract Employee Indicted for Stealing Mail

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – 3/7/17 – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that an employee who worked under a contract with the U.S. Postal Service was indicted by a federal grand jury today for stealing mail. Kristen L. McIntyre, 37, of Trenton, Mo., was charged in an indictment returned […]

Former Postal Employee Convicted at Trial in Scheme to Defraud Worker’s Compensation Program

Former Postal Employee Convicted at Trial in Scheme to Defraud Worker’s Compensation Program

Former Postal Employee Convicted at Trial in Scheme to Defraud Worker’s Compensation Program Sentenced to 21 Months in Federal Prison DALLAS — 3/7/17 – McArthur Baker, 69, a former U.S. Postal Service employee, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay to 21 months in federal prison for his role in a scheme to […]

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