Iowa Postal Worker gets 2 Years Probation, 100 Hours Community Service for mail theft

5/19/17 SIOUX CITY, Iowa – After a lengthy criminal probe documented by 9 Investigates involving numerous cases of mail theft, 42-year-old Kirk Baird is walking away from federal court with two years probation and 100 hours of community service. The maximum sentencing for a crime of this nature is five years in prison but due […]

Louisville KY Brothers Charged Again In Shooting Of Letter Carrier

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two Louisville men have been charged in a Superseding Indictment with conspiracy to murder and attempted murder of a federal employee, that is a United States Postal Carrier (while engaged in the performance of his official duties), and with forcible assault of a federal employee.  One defendant, Eric Bennett, faces additional charges, […]

Federal Grand Jury Indicts 8 Individuals Charged In $158 Million OWCP Health Care Fraud Scheme

March 24, 2017 DALLAS – An indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Dallas this week, and unsealed today, charges eight individuals with offenses related to their participation in a health care fraud scheme, announced John Parker, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas. The defendants charged are:      Jamshid Noryian, aka “James […]

Kansas Mail Carriers charged with stealing gift cards from mail, hiding and delaying mail

WICHITA, KAN. – A grand jury Thursday returned a federal indictment charging a mail carrier in Sheridan County with stealing mail, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. James N. Stephenson, 25, Hoxie, Kan., is charged with one count of theft by a postal employee, one count of unlawful possession of 15 or more stolen gift cards […]

Federal Grand Jury Indicts 3 in Connection with Shooting of Texas Mail Carrier

3/15/2017 In San Antonio this afternoon, a federal grand jury returned a 13–count indictment charging three San Antonio residents for their alleged roles in a mail theft scheme that involved the shooting of a U.S. Mail carrier last month in Spring Branch, TX, announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr.; Inspector in Charge Adrian […]

Florida Letter Carrier Convicted of Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft

Mar 10, 2017 A United States Postal Service letter carrier was convicted at trial of access device fraud and aggravated identity theft. Benjamin G. Greenberg, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Rafiq Ahmad, Special Agent in Charge, United States Department of Labor, Office of Inspector General (DOL-OIG), Max Eamiguel, Special Agent […]

North Carolina Letter Carrier Pleads Guilty To Detaining And Delaying Mail

February 22, 2017 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Gary Wayne Collins, 53, of Forest, City, N.C., appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Dennis Howell on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, and pleaded guilty to detaining and delaying U.S. mail in Cleveland and Rutherford Counties, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Paul L. […]

Former Rochester Postal Employee Arrested For Stealing Smartphones From The Mail

2/22/17 ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Bobby Bullard, Jr., 35, of Rochester, NY, was arrested and charged in a criminal complaint with theft by a government employee. The charge carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000. Assistant U.S. Attorney Craig R. Gestring, […]

Pennsylvania Postmaster Relief charged with stealing over $12,000 in postal funds

2/6/17 WILLIAMSPORT – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Lisa Belawske, age 53, of Canton, Pennsylvania, was charged today in a criminal information with misappropriation of postal funds by a postal employee. According to United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, the information alleges that Belawske misappropriated over $12,000 […]

Florida Postal Employees Prosecuted For Conspiracy To Defraud US And Theft

February 3, 2017 – Jacksonville, Florida – U.S. Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces the arrest of U.S. Postal employee Badi Mohamed (30, Jacksonville) on January 31, 2017, for conspiracy to defraud the United States, theft of government money, and theft of mail. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years’ imprisonment, and he could […]