Two Northeast Alabama Men Indicted in Joppa Post Office Burglary

4/27/16 BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted two northeast Alabama men for burglarizing a U.S. Post Office in Joppa, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Postal Inspector in Charge Adrian Gonzalez. Separate four-count indictments filed in U.S. District Court charge CLAY AUSTIN PARKER, 34, of Arab, and BRETT […]

California Postal Worker, Deputy Sheriff and two others charged in drug trafficking conspiracy

3/24/16 A former postal worker, former deputy sheriff and two others have been indicted in what federal prosecutors say was a $500,000 drug-trafficking operation that shipped about 200 pounds of marijuana through the mail between Northern California and York County, Pennsylvania. According to United States Attorney Yuba County, California Deputy Sheriff Christopher Mark Heath, 37; […]

California man gets prison for stealing thousands of pounds of copper wire from Midway Post Office

San Diego Man Who Stole Thousands of Pounds of Copper Wire from Midway Post Office Sentenced NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – February 23, 2016 SAN DIEGO – James Stephen Dudley, who caused over $100,000 in damage to the Midway Post Office by breaking in and stealing copper wire, has been sentenced to 30 months in custody. […]

Second NY Mail Carrier pleads guilty to accepting bribes to deliver drug packages

Last month a 16-year veteran New York letter carrier pleaded guilty to his role in a drug distribution ring. Today, a second letter carrier  also admitted to accepting payments to carrying boxes of drugs shipped to specific addresses. her federal charges of accepting bribes to deliver packages after he was implicated in a drug trafficking […]

NY Mail Carrier pleads guilty to accepting bribes in connection to drug trafficking ring

1/28/16 BUFFALO, N.Y.-U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced today that Dennis Bernhard, 56, of Derby, N.Y., pleaded guilty to bribery before Senior U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny.  The charge carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Assistant U.S. Attorney Wei Xiang, who is handling the case, stated […]

NY Postal Worker arrested after spending $4,800 at Nordstrom’s using stolen credit card

Postal Worker is a City Carrier Assistant (CCA) hired in 2014 EAST GARDEN CITY, NY – A Baldwin woman was arrested on Tuesday after using a stolen credit card to buy over $4,800 worth of things at the Nordstrom’s in Roosevelt Field Mall back in September 2014, according to Nassau County Police. On September 12, […]

Former Maryland Letter Carrier sentenced to prison for Drug Trafficking and Bribery

October 19, 2015 Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Theodore D. Chuang sentenced former letter carrier Takisha Cole, age 33, of Washington, D.C. today to 21 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, use of a communications device to facilitate drug trafficking and bribery. The […]

Two NY Mail Carriers Charged with Bribery in Connection with Narcotics Trafficking Operations

October 15, 2015 BUFFALO, NY—U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced today that, in the first of its kind prosecution, Dennis Bernhard, 56, of Derby, NY, and Briana Fugate, 25, of Cheektowaga, NY, were arrested and charged in separate criminal complaints with multiple counts of bribery. Fugate was also charged with possession with intent to […]

Pitney Bowes to pay USPS $9.4 million for claiming discounted postage rates it was not entitled

October 13, 2015 United States Settles with Pitney Bowes Presort Services for Underpaying Postage Owed to U.S. Postal Service The Department of Justice announced today that Pitney Bowes Presort Services Inc. (Pitney Bowes) has agreed to pay the United States $9.4 million to resolve allegations that it underpaid postage for mail processed at its Reading, […]

Mail Carrier arrested for theft of over $1 Million In Tax Refund Checks

Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Eileen Neff, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Northeast Area Field Office of the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General (“USPS-OIG”), Philip R. Bartlett, Inspector-in-Charge of the New York Office of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (“USPIS”), and Shantelle P. Kitchen, Special Agent-in-Charge of […]