SYRACUSE, NEW YORK –Yesterday Grover Horn, 71, of Cayuga County, New York, pled guilty and was sentenced in federal court for embezzling money orders and cash from the U.S. Post Office in Martville, New York, announced United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Eileen Neff, Special Agent in Charge, United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General (USPS OIG), Northeast Area Field Office. Following the entry of his guilty plea, Horn was sentenced to a one (1) year term of probation and 50 hours of community service. The defendant was also ordered to pay more than $6,000 in restitution to the United States Postal Service.
The defendant admitted in court that he used his position as Postmaster to embezzle more than $6,000 in money orders and cash over a period of several weeks during July and September 2015. Horn was an employee of the Postal Service for more than 30 years.
This case was investigated by USPS Office of Inspector General and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michael F. Perry.