U.S. Postal Service Mail Carrier From Georgia Convicted in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme

U.S. Postal Service Mail Carrier From Georgia Convicted in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme

9/11/17 – A federal jury sitting in Columbus, Georgia returned a guilty verdict against a U.S. postal worker for his role in a stolen identity refund fraud conspiracy, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney G. F. Peterman III for the Middle District of […]

Former Montana Postal Employee Convicted for Fraudulently Obtaining Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Former Montana Postal Employee Convicted for Fraudulently Obtaining Workers’ Compensation Benefits

GREAT FALLS – 8/25/17 – The United States Attorney’s Office announced a federal court convicted Deborah Joy Durand of False Statements to Obtain Federal Employees’ Compensation Benefits, Wire Fraud, False Claims Relating to Workers’ Compensation Benefits, and Theft of Government Property. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris presided over the 3-day trial. At trial, the government […]

Former Arkansas Mailman Involved In Tax Fraud Scheme

Former Arkansas Mailman Involved In Tax Fraud Scheme

PEN – 8/25/17 – Michael Hearns, 55, of El Dorado, AR pleaded guilty Aug. 16 to conspiracy to defraud the United States, Kenneth Elser, U.S. attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, said in a news release. Former El Dorado, AR USPS letter carrier Michael Hearns, 55, entered a guilty plea of conspiring, with others, […]

South Jersey Postal Employee And Charged With Fraud Involving Stolen Blank Postal Money Orders

South Jersey Postal Employee And Charged With Fraud Involving Stolen Blank Postal Money Orders

CAMDEN, N.J. – 8/16/17 – A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee and three others were charged in connection with a $100,000 fraud involving numerous stolen blank money orders, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced today. Marc Saunders, 39, of Sicklerville, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with stealing a money order imprinting machine and […]

Ohio postal employee who vacationed while too injured to work pleads guilty

Ohio postal employee who vacationed while too injured to work pleads guilty

The former West Carrollton postal worker too injured to work but allegedly seen vacationing and riding amusement park rides reached a plea deal Monday with federal prosecutors. Laticha Schroyer’s trial on counts of theft and false statements related to federal workers’ compensation benefits was to begin Tuesday in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. Instead, Schroyer, 43, […]

Former Nampa, ID Postal Employee Indicted for Mail Theft

Former Nampa, ID Postal Employee Indicted for Mail Theft

Nampa Woman Indicted for Mail Theft BOISE – 8/10/17 – Laura Alicia Cox, 56, of Nampa, Idaho, was indicted by a federal grand jury on August 8, 2017, for two counts of mail theft by a postal employee, Acting U.S. Attorney Rafael Gonzalez announced. The indictment alleges that Ms. Cox, then a Postal Service employee, stole […]