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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pennsylvania Woman Charged With Theft Of Postal Funds

Pennsylvania Woman Charged With Theft Of Postal Funds

SCRANTON – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Carol Sosik, age 55, of Shavertown, Pennsylvania, was charged in a one-count criminal information with misappropriation of postal funds from the U.S. Post Office in Dallas, Pennsylvania. According to U.S. Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, the information charges Sosik with […]

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