Florida Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Commit ID Theft with brother, a USPS Letter Carrier

West Palm Beach Man Sentenced for Conspiring with his brother, a United States Postal Service Letter Carrier, to Commit Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft 11/3/17 A West Palm Beach man was sentenced to 54 months in prison for conspiring with his brother, a United States Postal Service letter carrier, to commit access device […]

Three Houston Men Head to Prison for Robbery of Postal Vehicle

HOUSTON – Kenton Deon Harrell, 41, Kenneth Shane Howard, 34, and Malcolm Derrail Williams, 32, have been handed their sentences following their convictions of conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. A federal jury convicted Harrell following four days of trial and approximately three hours of deliberation in June 2014, […]

California Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing 57 Vehicle Batteries from USPS Mail Trucks

FRESNO, Calif. — Rene Garcia, 47, of Sanger, pleaded guilty today to stealing government property, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. Garcia has been detained as a flight risk in federal custody since his arrest on August 18, 2014. According to his plea agreement, on numerous occasions between September 2012 and March 2013, Garcia […]

Kentucky Postal Worker Arrested for Terroristic Threatening, Mail Theft, Menacing

GREENVILLE, Ky. (9/16/14) ― A U.S. Postal Service employee from Greenville has been arrested for menacing, theft of mail matter and terroristic threatening. According to a Greenville Police report, the postal employee made threats about killing several people including the judge and local police officers while he was delivering mail to a local business. Police […]

California Man Charged with Stealing Batteries from USPS Mail Trucks

FRESNO, Calif. — Rene Garcia, 47, of Sanger, will be arraigned in federal court today, charged with stealing government property, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. According to the indictment, on 12 separate occasions between September 2012 and March 2013, Garcia stole vehicle batteries from U.S. Postal Service mail trucks parked at the U.S. […]

Man gets prison for destroying USPS PO Boxes in 3 California cities

(July 10, 2014) SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Richard Lee Gray, 57, of Foresthill, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Troy L. Nunley to one year in prison for destroying U.S. Post Office letter boxes, being a felon in possession of ammunition, and possessing over 15 unauthorized access devices with intent to commit fraud, United […]

USPS OIG: Monitoring of Government Travel Card Transactions

This report presents the results of USPS Office Of Inspector General’s review of the Monitoring of Government Travel Card Transactions Background Citibank issues VISA branded SmartPay 2® cards to U.S. Postal Service employees for use on official travel. The Postal Service has travel card coordinators who monitor employee card use to identify transactions that could […]

Two Men charged with theft of USPS Containers worth over $2.2 Million

Baltimore, Maryland – A federal grand jury has indicted Aaron Keith Howard, age 52, of Brooklyn, Maryland, and Roland Michael Muir, age 57, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, on charges of conspiring to steal, and theft of, aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service. The indictment was returned on May 6, 2014. Muir was arrested today. […]

USPS responds to erroneous report that it hoards ammunition

USPS responds to report(s) that it is stocking up on ammunition. This subject matter has taken on a life of its own. Earlier this year USPS posted a notice on the Federal Business Opportunities website.  The notice simply said that  the “United States Postal Service intends to solicit proposals for assorted small arms ammunition.” But […]