Sacramento Men Plead Guilty to Bank Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme Using Stolen U.S. Mail

11/17/2017 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Billee Vang, 26, and Dang Vue, 27, both of Sacramento, pleaded guilty today to a fraud scheme that involved manufacturing postal service locks and keys in order to steal U.S. Mail, steal identities and defraud financial institutions, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. Vang and Vue each pleaded guilty to bank […]

Louisiana Postal Employee Charged with Embezzlement of Mail Matter

11/17/17 Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that YVONNE WILSON, age 37, of Kenner, was charged today in a one-count Bill of Information with embezzlement of mail matter by a postal service employee.  According to the Bill of Information, it is alleged that on or about July 14, 2016, WILSON, while being an employee […]

West Virginia USPS contract driver pleads guilty to possession of stolen mail

11/9/2017 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Wood County man who stole mail in November 2016 pleaded guilty today, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Richard Thomas Morris, Jr., 38, of Washington, entered his guilty plea to possession of stolen mail. Morris was a relief driver for a United States Postal Service contractor whose job it was […]

Oakland CA Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Alter U.S. Postal Money Orders

11/8/17 Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that DARREN BRANDON WILLIAMS, age 29, of Oakland, California, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to alter U.S. Postal money orders.  According to the court records, WILLIAMS conspired with others in the New Orleans area to buy U.S. Postal money orders in small amounts (typically $1.00).  These money […]

Texas postal employee used USPS fuel cards for private vehicle–even after resignation

Texas man pleads guilty to using postal service fuel cards for private vehicle 10/24/2017  LAKE CHARLES, La. – Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that a former Lake Charles post office employee pleaded guilty last week to using U.S. Postal Service fuel cards for his personal vehicle. Shawn Bell Jr., 21, of Port Arthur, Texas, pleaded […]

New Jersey Postal Supervisor admits stealing nearly $16,000 from USPS

10/17/2017 CAMDEN, N.J. – A Delran, New Jersey, man who worked for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) today admitted to stealing postal service funds, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced. Amar D. Patel, 36, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Noel L. Hillman  in Camden federal court to an information charging him with one count […]

Portland OR man receives prison sentence for theft of mail from USPS Vehicle

10/16/2017 PORTLAND, Ore. – On Monday, October 16, 2017, United States District Judge Ann Aiken sentenced Wayne Eugene Price, 36, to 12 months and one day in prison following his plea of guilty to theft of mail. Judge Aiken ordered Price to serve his federal prison sentence consecutive to the sentence he is serving currently […]

Ohio postal worker indicted for receiving methamphetamine

10/13/2017 A U.S. Postal Service letter carrier and a Euclid man were indicted for a conspiracy in which they received more than two kilograms of methamphetamine from California, U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman said. Marquacia Deshawn Morris, 26, of Woodmere, and Devon Williams, 23, of Euclid, were indicted on one count of conspiracy to possess with […]

Judge orders former Virginia postal worker to repay $2,600 stolen from the mail

10/06/17 – A judge sentenced a former mail sorter at the Roanoke post office to probation for stealing money from the mail. Michelle Spinner of Big Island was ordered at Thursday’s hearing to pay back $2,603, court papers said. She pleaded guilty in July to a single count of theft of mail or mail contents […]

Bulk Mailer Sentenced to 2 Years in Federal Prison for Defrauding USPS of Nearly $750,000

10/3/2017 Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ROBERT KUSS, 55, of Cheshire, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny in Hartford to 24 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for defrauding the U.S. Postal Service of nearly $750,000. According to court […]