West Virginia Postal Support Employee sentenced for stealing pills mailed to veterans

1/4/18 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A former postal worker who stole oxycodone and hydrocodone pills mailed by the Department of Veterans Affairs to veterans was sentenced today to five years of probation, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Brittany Harrison, 31, of Cross Lanes, previously pleaded guilty to theft of mail by a postal employee. She […]

Senator McCaskill Seeks Answers on USPS Funded TV Crime Drama ‘The Inspectors’

Senator requests details from USPS about their sponsorship of the weekly Saturday morning TV show, ‘The Inspectors’ December 14, 2017 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is demanding to know how and why the United States Postal Service (USPS) sponsors a weekly TV show on CBS. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver recently spotlighted the […]

Mail Truck Thefts More Than Triple in San Jose CA

12/4/17 U.S. Postal Service inspectors are warning people about a spike in mail thefts from postal trucks in San Jose. There was a string of break-ins last summer, but the problem has escalated, officials say. The latest theft occurred on Impala Drive in San Jose last Thursday. Postal inspectors say the number of postal truck […]

Togolese National Sentenced for Mail Fraud

Defendant transferred to ICE custody for deportation proceedings 11/30/17 BOSTON – A Togolese national charged with mail fraud pleaded guilty and was sentenced today in federal court in Boston. Roukayatou Damerogo, 31, pleaded guilty to one count of theft of mail before U.S. District Court Judge Dennis F. Saylor IV, who then sentenced Damerogo to […]

AARP, U.S. Postal Inspection Service Team Up for ‘Operation Protect Veterans’

New Research Finds Military Veterans Victimized by Scams Twice as Often as Nonveterans 11/8/17 WASHINGTON, DC — The AARP Fraud Watch Network and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service today jointly announced the launch of Operation Protect Veterans — a national campaign to warn those who have served in the military about scams and fraud schemes that target veterans. […]

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 […]

Four Postal Workers among 13 indicted in $150,000 bank fraud conspiracy

10/11/2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal grand jury has charged 13 individuals with conspiracy to commit bank fraud and bank fraud in an 18-count superseding indictment returned here today. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Christopher White, Assistant Inspector in Charge, U.S. Postal Inspection Service and Monica S. Weyler, […]

US Postal Inspection Service Arrests Man For Theft Of Four Generators From USPS

10/10/2017 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – United States Magistrate Judge Silvia Carreño-Coll authorized a criminal complaint against Christian Joel Encarnación-Sandoval, charging him with theft of mail, said U.S. Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez for the District of Puerto Rico. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service in charge of the investigation. According to the criminal complaint, on October […]