New Orleans Man Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud

11/30/17 Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that CORTEZ THOMPSON, age 34, of New Orleans, was sentenced yesterday after previously pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud.  U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan sentenced THOMPSON to three years probation.  According to court documents, from in or about December 2012 and continuing though in or […]

Former New York Postal Worker sentenced for stealing gift cards, $10,000 in money orders

10/10/2017 ALBANY, NEW YORK – Naisha Wiley, 35, of Schenectady, New York, was sentenced today to a three-year term of probation for stealing $10,000 in money orders from the United States Postal Service (USPS). The announcement was made by Acting United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith, Eileen Neff, Special Agent in Charge of the Northeast […]

Postal Worker Indicted for Using Money Order Sales to Steal USPS Funds

8/31/2017 BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – A federal grand jury today indicted a former postal clerk for corrupting the sale of U.S. Postal Money Orders for her personal benefit, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and U.S. Postal Inspector Frank Dyer. An indictment filed in U.S. District Court charges MITESHIA SHONTA PRITCHETT, 33, of Bessemer, with two […]

Massachusetts Postmaster pleads guilty to stealing approximately $31,000

BOSTON – The former Postmaster of the U.S. Postal Service Post Offices in Blackstone and Jefferson, Mass., pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Worcester to stealing approximately $31,000 from the U.S. Postal Service. Carlitos Molina, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of misappropriating postal funds. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy H. Hillman scheduled sentencing […]

Idaho postal worker pleads guilty to pocketing proceeds from sale of USPS money order

BOISE, ID –  Tana Stimpson, 51, of Paul, Idaho, pleaded guilty yesterday to misdemeanor theft of postal service property, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. According to the plea agreement, Stimpson admitted that on November 27, 2015, she sold a money order in the amount of $360 in her capacity as a U.S. Postal Service […]

Two New York men charged with $250,000 theft using altered USPS money orders

June 9, 2016 – Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe, together with Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent in Charge of ICE- Homeland Security Investigations in New York, today announced the indictments of Lawrence Lazard (DOB 07/06/87) of 229 Route 202, Apt. 3N, Haverstraw, New York and Fabrice Stinfil (DOB 08/31/95) of 5 George St., […]

Contract postal unit employee gets probation for stealing over $10,000 in postal money orders

October 27, 2015 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – An employee at a contract postal unit in New Mexico has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $10,000 worth of money orders last year. Prosecutors say 25-year-old Ahmed Abder-Rahman, of Gallup, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Albuquerque to a misdemeanor charge of theft of government property. […]

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 […]