Iowa postmaster sentenced to probation for stealing over $6,000 in postal funds

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – A northern Iowa woman must pay more than $6,000 in restitution that authorities say she took while working for the U.S. Postal Service. Prosecutors say DeAnn Lewman also was put on probation for five years and fined $500. She pleaded guilty to one count of making a false entry. Prosecutors […]

Pennsylvania Postal Worker charged with theft

November 9, 2016 – Lehigh County, PA District Attorney Jim Martin announced Wednesday that Erica R. Harley, 35, of Evelyn Lane, Milford, has been charged with theft for allegedly taking $2,809.21  between January 2015 and June 2016. Harley worked at the Coopersburg PA post office. Failed audits and stamp inventory alerted the Inspector General’s Office, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pennsylvania Postal Worker Charged With Embezzling $11,611 From Post Office

June 22, 2016 WILLIAMSPORT – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced the filing of a Criminal Information yesterday charging Lori Regel-Childs with misappropriation of funds from the U.S. Post Office in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. According U.S. Attorney Peter Smith, Regel-Childs, age 52, allegedly took approximately $11,611 from the South […]

Former Albuquerque postal worker sentenced to probation for theft of postal funds

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – Gary J. Devine, 51, of Albuquerque, N.M., was sentenced today in federal court to two years of probation for his conviction on a theft of government funds charge. Devine was charged in a misdemeanor information filed in Oct. 2015, with theft of government funds.  The charge arose from Devine allegedly keeping […]

Montana Postal Worker charged with theft of postal funds

From the US Attorney’s Office, District of Montana Appearing before U.S. Magistrate Johnston in Great Falls, Montana on May 3, 2016 and entering a plea of Not Guilty: SHELLY DAWN PYEATT a 46-year-old resident of Melrose, appeared on charges of misappropriation of postal funds, and issuance of money orders without payments.  If convicted of the […]