NY Postmaster Relief gets probation for stealing nearly $20,000

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – A former postmaster for an upstate New York post office has been sentenced to two years’ probation for stealing nearly $20,000 from the U.S. government. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Rochester says 27-year-old Jennifer Passeck, of Sodus Point, was also sentenced Thursday to six months home detention after being convicted of […]

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 […]

Wisconsin Postmaster Relief sentenced for stealing $5,755 from post office to support gambling trips

MADISON, WIS. — John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Ruthmarie Haanen, 44, Milltown, Wis., was sentenced yesterday by U.S. Magistrate Judge Stephen L. Crocker to one year of probation for stealing money from the Milltown Post Office while she was a postal employee.   Haanen pleaded guilty to […]

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 […]

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, […]

USPS Handbook EL-312 Revision: Recruitment

Handbook EL-312 Revision: Recruitment Effective December 11, 2014, the Postal Service™ is revising Handbook EL-312, Employment and Placement, section 234.7, as follows:  The heading for section 234.7 is changed from Temporary Relief Carrier and Postmaster Relief/Leave Replacement to Postmaster Relief (Remotely Managed Post Office).  Previous section 234.71 addressing Temporary Relief Carriers has been deleted. Section […]

Postal News Briefs for July 27, 2014

West Virginia Postmaster Relief (PMR) pleads guilty to theft MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced that Brenda Carmody, age 49, of Bunker Hill, West Virginia, entered a plea of guilty to misappropriation of postal funds between August of 2013 and January of 2014. Carmody admitting to taking $1,551.91 from […]