Former postal employee indicted for stealing

Former postal employee indicted for stealing cash, gift cards from mail A recent federal indictment alleges that a former employee of the United States Postal Service (“USPS”) stole cash and gift cards from the mail over a ten-month period. The indictment, filed on December 7, 2010, charges Christina M. Steiner, age 35, of Forest Lake, […]

Former Secretary Treasurer of APWU Local 190 Pleads Guilty

Former Secretary Treasurer of APWU Local 190 (located in Clifton, NJ), Pleads Guilty On November 3, 2010, in the United States District Court of New Jersey, John McGovern, former Secretary Treasurer of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 190 (located in Clifton, NJ), pled guilty to violations of 29 U.S.C. 501(c) and 18 U.S.C. 371. […]

POSTAL EMPLOYEE INDICTED

POSTAL EMPLOYEE INDICTED The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that a Grand Jury in Scranton has indicted Denise Miller, age 49, Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, on two counts of intentionally obstructing and delaying mail coming into her possession as a postal employee in May 2010. According to United States […]

Eight people indicted in Birmingham, AL on mail theft charges

SEPTEMBER 29, 2010 FEDERAL GRAND JURY RETURNS EIGHT INDICTMENTS FOR MAIL THEFT, EMBEZZLEMENT OR DELAY OF DELIVERY BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today returned eight indictments charging U.S. Postal Service employees and others with stealing or otherwise interfering with the U.S. mail, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance, Sam Montalvo, assistant special agent in […]

Postal Clerk Charged With Theft of Mail

PEN has read that Steven M. Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, today announced that a federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Brenda Moore, age 48, of East Cleveland, Ohio, with theft of mail by a postal employee and unauthorized opening of mail by a postal employee. The indictment […]

Ex-Postal Employee Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison

Ex-Postal Employee Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison Michele Smith Stole $214,017.53 in Postal Money Orders PORTLAND, Ore. – U. S. District Court Judge Ancer L. Haggerty sentenced Michele Smith, 51, of Portland, Oregon, to serve 18 months in prison and ordered her to pay $201,034.74 in restitution to the U.S. Postal Service following last […]

Former TX Postal Employee Charged With Theft of Mail Matter

(LAREDO, Texas) – Raul Cavazos, 62, of Edinburgh, Texas, has been arrested as a result of the return of a sealed indictment which charges him with theft of mail matter by a U.S. Postal Service employee, United States Attorney José Angel Moreno announced today. The sealed indictment returned on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, by a […]

NY Postal Employee Charged With Workers Comp Fraud

September 10, 2010 U.S. Department of Justice – United States Attorney Northern District of New York Richard S. Hartunian, United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York, announced today that JAMES IZYK, 49, of Oswego, New York was sentenced in federal court today in Syracuse, N.Y. by U.S. District Court Judge Norman A. […]

Postal Inspectors Plant $40 and Carrier Takes The Bait

United States of America v. Henry Lee Monday This is a case where postal inspectors planted $40.00 in a letter in an attempt to catch the carrier opening and stealing the cash – the carrier did take the cash. Briefly the case states… A factual twist in this case is that the incriminating letter was […]