New Jersey Man Admits Bribing Mail Carriers To Steal Credit Cards

NEWARK, N.J. – A Union County, New Jersey, man today admitted his role in a scheme to bribe mail carriers to steal credit cards from the mail, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Olagoke Araromi, 22, of Union, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden in Newark federal court to a three-count information charging him with bribery of U.S. Postal Service mail carriers, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Continue reading

Felon who was Convicted of Threatening Letter Carrier Sentenced to 36 Months in Prison

Matthew D. Krueger, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced today that on April 18, 2019, David E. Polnitz, Jr., was sentenced in federal court to 36 months in prison for illegally possessing a firearm and forcibly assaulting, impeding, intimidating or interfering with a United States Postal Service (“USPS”) Letter Carrier. A jury had previously found Polnitz guilty of these charges. Continue reading