Postal inspector hospitalized after opening suspicious package

HONOLULU, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) – A postal inspector was hospitalized Tuesday after opening a suspicious package at the Postal Inspection Agency office near the Honolulu International Airport. HFD officials say the substance in the package is unknown, but the 36-year-old man man felt ill after opening it.

Source: Postal inspector hospitalized after opening suspicious package – Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL

Complaints against the Chagrin Falls. Ohio Post Office spur meetings

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio – Residents in Bainbridge and Auburn townships along with Chagrin Falls residents are fed up with long lines at the post office, rude behavior from postal employees and the mishandling of their mail. What these communities share is a common post office on East Washington Street in Chagrin Falls.

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Pennsylvania Window Clerk Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Postal Funds

SCRANTON – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that a Luzerne County woman pleaded guilty on April 17, 2017, before United States District Judge Robert D. Mariani to misappropriating postal funds from the U.S. Post Office in Dallas, Pennsylvania.

According to U.S. Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, Carol Sosik, age 55, of Shavertown, Luzerne County, admitted to embezzling approximately $4,600 from the Dallas Post Office between June 2014 and May 2016. Sosik was employed at the Dallas Post Office as a distribution window clerk, with responsibility for sales of postage stamps. Continue reading

Video: Thieves use post office master key to break into LA apartment complex twice

TOLUCA LAKE, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — An apartment complex in Toluca Lake has been victimized multiple times by thieves who apparently used a post office master key to enter the building and open up mailboxes.

Two thefts targeting the complex in the 4300 block of Cahuenga Boulevard were caught on video. But each seemed to involve different suspects. Continue reading

Post and Parcel Organizations Have Opportunities to Turn Digital Investments into Financial Benefits, Accenture Research Finds

ARLINGTON, Va.; Apr.17, 2017 – Improving digital performance at post and parcel organizations is critical to successfully capturing the revenue potential created by the explosive growth of eCommerce and to compete effectively in an increasingly crowded delivery landscape, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

For the first time, Accenture measured post and parcel organizations by the same criteria it used to assess more than 370 companies across eight other industries as part of Accenture’s high performance digital research. The report, The Value Game-Changer: Digital Performance in the Post and Parcel Industry, examined the digital performance of 31 post and parcel organizations to understand how digital technologies could help generate revenue on pace with a booming eCommerce marketplace. Continue reading

Florida postal worker’s busy day off included robbing a bank, feds say

On George Murillo’s day off from his job with the U.S. Postal Service, investigators said he had a lot planned: Pick up his girlfriend’s son from high school, take his girlfriend’s daughter to lunch, and oh yes, rob a bank.

Murillo, 40, confessed and told FBI agents that he committed the armed bank robbery in Palm Beach County because he was in a “desperate financial situation” due to his failed marriage and his new relationship, according to court records.

Source: Postal worker’s busy day off included robbing a bank in Palm Beach County, feds say – Sun Sentinel

Top stories of the week April 9-15

  1. Video: Postal Worker In Hot Water For Failing To Deliver Package
    CBS New York
  2. Why the Flats Sequencing System Should Be Scrapped
    Dead Tree Edition
  3. Frustrated customers denied access to mail after Richmond post office closes abruptly
    WRIC TV Richmond
  4. Is this video of a USPS employee kicking packages the real deal?
    WMAZ TV Macon GA
  5. One day in prison for South Carolina APWU official who stole from union
  6. Colorado Letter Carrier Sentenced to Probation for Delay and Destruction of Mail
  7. Postal Rate Fight Continues as Publishers Battle USPS “Stupidity Tax”
    Publishing Executive
  8. Livermore CA residents buy new mailboxes after theft, vandalism; say USPS should have helped
    KGO TV San Francisco
  9. Video: Maryland Woman Learns Insurance Purchased for Packages Stopped at the U.S. Border
    NBC Washington
  10. Video: Too easy for thieves: USPS trying to replace flimsy cluster boxes
    KRQE Albuquerque