Kansas Mail Carrier Sentenced For Stealing Gift Cards from Mail

9/18/2017 WICHITA, KAN. – A former mail carrier in Sheridan County was sentenced Monday to six months in prison for stealing mail he was supposed to deliver, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. The defendant was ordered to pay $4,000 in restitution. James N. Stephenson, 25, formerly of Hoxie, Kan., and now living in Basehor, Kan., […]

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 […]

Senator Collins: OIG Audit Shows Stunning Evidence Of Excessive Postal Execs Perks

Finds It Unbelievbable That USPS Covers 100 Percent Of Health Insurance For 835 Top Execs           WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Postal Service pays 100 percent of health insurance premiums for 835 of its top employees, an expensive perk that occurs at no other federal agency, Senator Susan Collins, Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland […]

Unions Reach Settlement In Lawsuit Charging USPS With Intrusions Into Employees Medical Records

APWU News The APWU and National Association of Letters Carriers (NALC) reached a settlement [PDF] with the Postal Service on May 20, 2010, ending a 2008 lawsuit in which the unions charged the USPS with “systematic and widespread intrusions” into members’ medical records. The settlement requires the Postal Service, agents of the USPS Office of Inspector […]

Postal Contracts

The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) intends to award a Blanket Purchasing Agreement (BPA) to a qualified organization to assist OIG staff with specific subject matter expertise in areas such as Postal Economics, Financial Reporting, Transportation, Engineering, Supply Management, Delivery, Sales and Service, Information Technology (IT), and Network Optimization. https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USPS/SSP/OIG/6HQOIG-10-A-0005/listing.html The OIG […]

Surgeon Tried to Get Easy Money in the Big Easy

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has investigated many fraudulent workers’ compensation claim cases. Most of these investigations involve postal employees scamming the system. But, employees aren’t the only ones who abuse the system. Sometimes, medical providers used by postal employees injured on the job, defraud and abuse the system. A few seek to take […]