USPS new benefit allow employees to upload tax info directly to third-party tax preparation services

The Postal Service implemented modifications to System of Records (SOR) 100.400 to reflect a new benefit to allow employees, who voluntarily elect to be able to automatically upload information from their individual W-2 and 1095-C forms directly to a third-party tax preparation service. Employee tax information, such as their Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement […]

Georgia Mail Carrier Convicted in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme

9/11/2017 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 Georgia. […]

Court: Disabled Postal Worker Must Pay Income Tax on Worker’s Comp benefits

A  Court decision issued last week highlights how payments under the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA) can be taxable under the U. S. Tax Code. “The decision to be entered is not reviewable by any other Court, and this opinion shall not be treated as precedent for any other case.” Postal Worker caught in Catch-22 […]

Alabama Woman Sentenced to Prison for Involvement in $24 million Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Ring

Montgomery, AL –A Phenix City, Alabama resident was sentenced to serve 51 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release and ordered to pay $116,636 in restitution for her role in a stolen identity refund fraud (SIRF) scheme, Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. […]

Alabama Postal Worker Pleads Guilty for Involvement in $1.5 million Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Ring

Stole Identities of Individuals on Her Mail Route for Use in Filing False Tax Returns November 12, 2015 An Alabama resident and U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee pleaded guilty today in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama to conspiring to defraud the United States with respect to false claims, aggravated identity […]

Mail Carrier arrested for theft of over $1 Million In Tax Refund Checks

Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Eileen Neff, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Northeast Area Field Office of the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General (“USPS-OIG”), Philip R. Bartlett, Inspector-in-Charge of the New York Office of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (“USPIS”), and Shantelle P. Kitchen, Special Agent-in-Charge of […]

New Orleans postal worker pleads guilty to tax fraud of more than $16,000

New Orleans, LA – A former New Orleans postal worker pleaded guilty on February 6, 2015 to tax fraud in a Baton Rouge courtroom, admitting she stole personal information and then fraudulently filed state tax returns for more than $16,000, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell. Postal Worker Charnell Haymond, age 25, was charged in April, […]

Alabama Clerk Sentenced to Prison For Role In Tax Refund Fraud using corrupt letter carrier

Alabama Letter Carrier Sentenced to 111 months in Prison For His Role In a Tax Refund Scheme Alabama Medical Clerk Sentenced to Prison for Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Scheme that Involved Corrupt U.S. Postal Service Employee 12.18.14 – An Alabama woman was sentenced today to serve 70 months in prison for her involvement in […]

Ex-Postal Worker sentenced in $1 million Tax Refund fraud scheme

Former U.S. Postal Worker and Others Sentenced for Fraudulent Income Tax Refund Scheme 12.16.14  ATLANTA, Georgia – Kenneth Campbell, a/k/a “Scrilla,” Corey Thomas, a/k/a “Lil Corey,” Adrian Bridges, Juarez Johnson, Justin Cody, a/k/a “Decatur Slim,” and Aeshia Wilmore have been sentenced for their roles in a $1 million fraudulent income tax refund scheme. “Identity theft […]

Florida Postal Employee sentenced in tax fraud and identity theft scheme

November 26, 2014 – TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Rashad Lamond Anderson, 23, of Tampa, Annecia Bellandra Larkins, 23, and Tavin Gernard Larkins, 23, both of Havana, and Almecia Endelease Pillers, 21, of Quincy, were sentenced Monday by United States District Judge Mark Walker after pleading guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States, theft of government […]