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 […]

Iowa Postmaster indicted on misappropriation charges

5/13/16 NORA SPRINGS – Nora Springs’s former postmaster has been charged with allegedly stealing from the postal service. A federal grand jury handed up an indictment charging DeAnn C. Lewman with two counts of misappropriate of postal funds and 42 counts of false entries. The indictment was filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Cedar […]

Pittsburgh Postmaster accused of intimidating employees wants case thrown out

3/14/16 The suspended Pittsburgh postmaster charged with intimidating his employees has asked a judge to throw out the charges against him, claiming that county prosecutors are trying to prove a federal crime. Daniel Davis, 50, of Canonsburg is charged with obstruction, intimidation of witnesses or victims, criminal coercion and official oppression. The charges stemmed from […]

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 […]

Video: Mail Delivery Halted Over Mailbox Height Rule

After 25 years of service, postmaster says mailboxes are now too short HEPHZIBAH, G.A. (WRDW)– An entire neighborhood could soon lose mail service if they don’t change their mailboxes. The local post master claims nearly a hundred mailboxes in the Saddlebrook neighborhood are too short for mail delivery. The U.S. Post Office has been delivery […]

Former New Mexico Postmaster gets probation for stealing over $450,000 in postal funds

Former Postmaster of Capitan Post Office Sentenced for Federal Embezzlement Conviction August 14, 2015 – ALBUQUERQUE – Kristi K. Sepkowitz, 56, of Alto, N.M., was sentenced yesterday afternoon in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to three years of probation and a $1,000.00 fine for embezzling money belonging to the United States. Sepkowitz was the […]

Postmaster tells customer repairs at postal facilities must be “prioritized”

July 4, 2015 – The Postmaster in Graham, North Carolina  has an interesting response to a customer regarding repair of potholes at the post office: This is in response to the June 3 Letter to the Open Forum, “Potholes at Graham Post Office should be addressed.” On behalf of the Postal Service, I apologize for […]

Postmaster theft trial continued to February

SIOUX CITY | The theft trial of Forest City Postmaster Danny D. Miller in federal court in Sioux City has been continued to February. Miller was to be tried on the charge in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa beginning Jan. 5. The trial now will begin Feb. 2. Miller allegedly embezzled […]