Western NY postmaster relief charged with embezzlement

A postal worker is facing charges after prosecutors say she stole stamps, money orders and PO Box rental payments.

US-Department-Of-Justi_fmtJennifer Passeck is charged with embezzling and converting to her own use proceeds and property of the United States Postal Service.

U.S. Attorney William Hochul’s Office says Passeck worked as a relief postmaster in Sodus Point between March 2013 and March 2015. During that time, prosecutors say she stole $19,504 worth of stamps, money orders and PO Box payments.

She was indicted on those charges on Tuesday. She now faces ten years in prison and a fine of $250,000.

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