Criminal Enforcement Actions Against Postal Union Officials

On November 17, 2011, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Tommy Harris, former Secretary-Treasurer of National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 1230 (located in Griffin, Ga.), pled guilty to one count of embezzlement totaling $24,646.82, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c). The guilty plea follows an investigation by […]

Female Postal Employee Found Guilty Of Misappropriating $2,600 In Postal Service Funds

PITTSBURGH, Pa – After a non-jury trial tried before Senior United States District Judge Maurice B. Cohill, Terri Oddo was found guilty of one count of misappropriation of postal funds, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today. Oddo, 43, of East Brady, Pennsylvania, was tried in Pittsburgh. According to Assistant United States Attorney Paul […]

Criminal Enforcement Actions Against Postal Union Officials

On October 13, 2011, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, Max Messamore, former President of National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 2039 (located in Somerset, Ky.), was sentenced to two years probation, fined $500, and was ordered to make restitution in the amount of $2,293.77. He was also […]

Former Caldwell, ID Carrier Pleads Guilty to Theft

BOISE – Guy K. Dunne, 45, of Caldwell, Idaho, pled guilty today in United States District Court in Boise to count one of an information charging him with theft of mail matter by an officer or employee, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. According to the plea agreement, Dunne was employed as a city carrier […]

Postal Supervisor Charged With Workmen’s Comp Fraud and Lying to Postal Personnel

Jeanette Postal Employee Charged With Workmen’s Comp Fraud, Lying to Postal Personnel FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27 , 2011 PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Greensburg, Pa., has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of workmen’s compensation fraud and false statements, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced. The two-count […]

Criminal Enforcement Actions Against Postal Union Officials

NALC: On September 6, 2011, in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, William Wyda, former Secretary-Treasurer of National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 253 (located in Hazelton, Pa.), pled guilty to an information charging him with one count of embezzlement in the amount of $14,081.51. Wyda was then sentenced […]

Former Kansas Postmaster Indicted On Embezzlement Charges

The former postmaster of the Whiting, Kan., post office has been indicted on charges of embezzling government funds, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said Thursday. Terri L. Morris, 49, Holton, Kan., is charged with two counts of making a false writing and one count of embezzling public funds. The indictment alleges the crimes took place at […]

Latest Criminal Enforcement Actions Against Postal Union Officials

On June 17, 2011, in United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, Kimberly Hirschkorn, former Financial Secretary of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 709 (located in Bellingham, Wash.), pled guilty to willful embezzlement of union funds, in violation of one count of 29 U.S.C. 501(c). Hirschkorn was then sentenced to two […]

Alabama Postal Employee Indicted for Mail Theft and Delaying Mail

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted a U.S. Postal employee for mail violations, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and Christopher Nugent, assistant special agent in charge, U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General. The indictment filed in U.S. District Court charges JERRY WAYNE DILLIARD, 62, of Fayette, with delay and destruction of […]

Truck Driver Pleads Guilty to Stealing Hundreds of Thousands Through Unauthorized Use of USPS Fuel Charge Cards

CAMDEN, N.J. – A supervisor of truck drivers formerly employed by two related trucking companies in Ocean, N.J., admitted today to stealing over $300,000 from the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) through unauthorized use of fuel cards given to the companies in connection with a contract to haul U.S. mail, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. […]

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