NEW ORLEANS – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced yesterday that RYAN S. CORTEZ, former Supervisor and Manager of Customer Service Operations at the North Kenner Post Office located at 390 West Esplanade Avenue, was charged in a Bill of Information for Misappropriation of Postal Funds. CORTEZ, age 46, of Des Allemands, Louisiana, was arrested in October 2018 by special agents with the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General (“Postal OIG”). Continue reading
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The biggest shopping week of the year is approaching and 900 million packages are expected to be delivered over the holiday season. Continue reading
CAMDEN, N.J. – The owner and operator of a Gloucester County bulk mailing company today admitted defrauding the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) of more than $1.5 million in postage, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Continue reading
Miami Beach Police say a suspicious package found at a post office that shut down one roadway and a nearby school Monday morning has been deemed safe. Continue reading
BURLINGAME (CBS SF) – Federal authorities confirmed Friday that they are investigating a second suspicious package addressed to billionaire activist Tom Steyer discovered at a Burlingame postal facility.
An FBI spokesperson in San Francisco confirmed that the FBI and ATF responded to a new suspicious package at the postal distribution center in Burlingame Thursday night.
Authorities also confirmed that the second package was also addressed to Steyer. It is the same facility where a suspicious package was found last week.
The packages have been linked to Cesar Sayoc, a Florida man who was arrested on Oct. 26 for allegedly mailing out explosive materials to former President Barack Obama, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the news network CNN and others.
ORLANDO, Fla. – A postal inspector with the United States Postal Service confirmed to News 6 the agency is investigating nearly two dozen cases in Central Florida of “Informed Delivery” being used fraudulently. Continue reading
On Friday, October 19, 2018, the last of four defendants was sentenced for his role in a narcotics importation and distribution ring, operating in Miami-Dade and Osceola Counties, involving an analogue of the powerful opioid fentanyl, as well as n-ethylpentalone. Continue reading
NEW MILFORD, New Jersey (WABC) — Authorities are investigating a fatal hit and run that killed an elderly man in New Jersey early Thursday. Continue reading
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As the developments in the suspected bombs being sent to opponents of President Donald Trump continue to unfold, Joe Bellissimo is watching with an educated eye. Continue reading
From the New York Times:
At a news conference on Friday morning, John Miller, the New York Police Department’s deputy commissioner of intelligence and counterterrorism, said a postal worker at the mail facility on 52nd Street recognized the package addressed to Mr. Clapper as similar to other suspicious packages discovered this week and “froze it in the system.”