Two former NALC Branch Treasurers sentenced for stealing over $47,000 in union funds

On September 21, 2016, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, John McCain, former Secretary-Treasurer of National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 1016 (located in Poplar Bluff, Mo.), was sentenced to a two years of probation and was ordered to pay a $2,000 fine and a $100 assessment.  Restitution […]

NY Postmaster Relief charged with stealing nearly $20,000

A former employee of the U.S. Postal Service is accused of stealing from her post office in Wayne County. According to the U.S. Attorney William Hochul’s Office , Jennifer Passeck was indicted by a federal grand jury last week on a two counts, embezzlement by a postal employee and theft of government funds. The charges carry a […]

Longtime Michigan APWU Local President charged with embezzling $2,599

On February 3, 2016, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Lawrence “Larry” Moyer, President of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 6723 (located in Troy, Mich.), was charged in a criminal complaint with one count of embezzling $2,599 in union funds, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c).  The charge […]

West Virginia Postmaster Relief convicted of embezzling nearly $2,000

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Ceressa B. Patterson, 29, of Fairview, West Virginia, was convicted of stealing funds from the United States Postal Service today in federal court, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced. Patterson, formerly employed at the Pentress, West Virginia Post Office, embezzled nearly $2,000 from the post office by taking proceeds […]

Former Indiana APWU Local President avoids prison for embezzling $58,598 in union funds

Former Indiana APWU Local President avoids prison for embezzling $58,598 Pamela Nessen was former President of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local #286 of Fort Wayne, Ind. between November 2009 and November 2013. Nessen was indicted back in November 2014 by a federal grand jury. On June 11, 2015, in the United States Court […]

NY Postmaster with 30+ years service convicted of stealing over $6,000 from USPS

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK –Yesterday Grover Horn, 71, of Cayuga County, New York, pled guilty and was sentenced in federal court for embezzling money orders and cash from the U.S. Post Office in Martville, New York, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Eileen Neff, Special Agent in Charge, United States Postal Service, Office of […]

Two West Virginia Postmaster Reliefs charged with stealing funds from USPS

November 3, 2015 Two Postmaster Reliefs  (PMRs) were charged with stealing  from USPS. Here is the press release from the United States Attorney’s office Northern District of West Virginia: CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A federal grand jury returned indictments today charging Ceressa B. Patterson, 29, of Fairview, West Virginia, and Rose Munro, 53, of Wana, […]

Maryland Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $92,148

September 1, 2015 Baltimore, Maryland – Tonya Lucille Higgs, age 50, of Owings Mills, Maryland pleaded guilty today to misappropriation of postal funds. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein and Special Agent in Charge Paul L. Bowman of the U.S. Postal Service, Office of […]