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 […]

Former Rochester NY postal employee sentenced for stealing smartphones from the mail

12/7/17 ROCHESTER, N.Y. — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Bobby Bullard, Jr., 35, of Rochester, NY, who was convicted of theft by government employee, was sentenced to 90 days in jail and one year supervised release by U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer. The defendant was also ordered to pay $648 […]

Montana Postal Employee Gets Prison, Ordered to Pay Almost $1.0 Million for Workers Comp Fraud

11/30/17 GREAT FALLS – The United States Attorney’s Office announced today that Deborah Joy Durand, a 55-year-old resident of Fruitland, Idaho, was sentenced to 15 months in prison, two years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $903,316.48 in restitution and forfeiture.  U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris Morris presided over the sentencing hearing. At […]

Florida Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Commit ID Theft with brother, a USPS Letter Carrier

West Palm Beach Man Sentenced for Conspiring with his brother, a United States Postal Service Letter Carrier, to Commit Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft 11/3/17 A West Palm Beach man was sentenced to 54 months in prison for conspiring with his brother, a United States Postal Service letter carrier, to commit access device […]

Pennsylvania Postal Employee Charged with Opening Mail

11/2/17 PITTSBURGH – A resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of Opening of Mail by Postal Employee, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today. The two-count indictment named Ronald Wojcik, 38, of Tarentum, PA, as the sole defendant. According to the indictment […]

Idaho Postal Worker pleads guilty to mail theft

10/18/2017 BOISE – Laura Alicia Cox, 56, of Nampa, Idaho, pleaded guilty yesterday to theft of mail matter by a postal employee, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced.  Cox was indicted by a federal grand jury on August 8, 2017. Cox worked as a clerk at the U.S. Post Office in Melba, Idaho.  According to […]

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 […]

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, […]

Former New York Postal Worker sentenced for stealing gift cards, $10,000 in money orders

10/10/2017 ALBANY, NEW YORK – Naisha Wiley, 35, of Schenectady, New York, was sentenced today to a three-year term of probation for stealing $10,000 in money orders from the United States Postal Service (USPS). The announcement was made by Acting United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith, Eileen Neff, Special Agent in Charge of the Northeast […]

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., […]