Indictment: Kansas Clerk Stole $13,000 from Post Office

WICHITA, KAN. – A postal clerk was indicted today on a federal charge of stealing more than $13,000 from the Rock, Kan., post office where she worked, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said. Micah E. Hutchinson, 25, Arkansas City, Kan., is charged with one count of employee theft from the U.S. Postal Service.

uspsoigThe indictment alleges that from October to December 2015 Hutchinson issued to herself money orders worth approximately $13,780. She cashed the money orders and used the money for her own benefit.

If convicted, she faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000. The U.S. Postal Service – OIG investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Alan Metzger is prosecuting.

 

Source: Indictment: Clerk Stole $13,000 from Post Office | USAO-KS | Department of Justice