Former California Postal Employee Pleads Guilty To Disability Benefits Fraud

Former California Postal Employee Pleads Guilty To Disability Benefits Fraud

Vacaville Man Pled Guilty To Disability Benefits Fraud SACRAMENTO, Calif. — 9/28/17 – Michael McCree, 65, of Vacaville, CA, pleaded guilty today to one count of mail fraud, United States Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. According to court documents, McCree worked for the United States Post Office for approximately six months in 1988 and 1989, […]

Canadian, Oklahoma Woman Sentenced To 36 Months Probation For Embezzlement Of Mail By Postal Employee

Canadian, Oklahoma Woman Sentenced To 36 Months Probation For Embezzlement Of Mail By Postal Employee

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – 9/28/17 – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that LEANDA JOANNE PRATHER, age 37, of Canadian, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 3 years probation for EMBEZZLEMENT OF MAIL BY POSTAL EMPLOYEE, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1709. The Indictment alleged that between on […]

Kansas Letter Carrier Sentenced For Stealing Gift Cards

Kansas Letter Carrier Sentenced For Stealing Gift Cards

WICHITA, KAN. – 9/18/17 – A former mail carrier in Sheridan County was sentenced Monday to six months in prison for stealing mail he was supposed to deliver, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. The defendant was ordered to pay $4,000 in restitution. James N. Stephenson, 25, formerly of Hoxie, Kan., and now living in Basehor, […]

Caught: New Jersey Letter Carrier Zip Lines and Rappells While On Workers Compensation

Caught: New Jersey Letter Carrier Zip Lines and Rappells While On Workers Compensation

TRENTON – Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced that a U.S. Postal Service employee from Lower Township has been charged with stealing more than $75,000 in federal workers’ compensation benefits after vacation photos he posted on Facebook allegedly show him zip lining and rock rappelling while […]

Watch: Michigan delinquents steal mail out of mailboxes, open letters exposing personal information

Watch: Michigan delinquents steal mail out of mailboxes, open letters exposing personal information

JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) – It may seem like a petty act of vandalism but it’s also a serious crime that has people in one Mid-Michigan neighborhood worried that their personal information may have been stolen. Residents in one Jackson County neighborhood were surprised to wake up Thursday morning to find their mail scattered about the […]

Former Illinois President of American Postal Workers Union Pleads Guilty to One Count of Embezzling $18,857 in Union Funds

Former Illinois President of American Postal Workers Union Pleads Guilty to One Count of Embezzling $18,857 in Union Funds

On July 12, 2017, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, Lonzell Moore, former President of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 1730 (located in Des Plaines, Ill.), pled guilty to one count of embezzling $18,857 in union funds, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c). The guilty plea […]

Former Treasurer Of Michigan Rural Letter Carriers Association Pleads Guilty to One Count of Willful Failure to Maintain Union Records

Former Treasurer Of Michigan Rural Letter Carriers Association Pleads Guilty to One Count of Willful Failure to Maintain Union Records

On July 10, 2017, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Brenda Schaefer, former Treasurer of National Rural Letter Carriers Association (NRLCA) Local 39 (located in Chesterfield, Mich.), pled guilty to one count of willful failure to maintain union records, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 439(a). The guilty plea follows […]