Pennsylvania Postal Worker Found Guilty Of Misappropriating $2,600

PITTSBURGH, Pa – After a non-jury trial tried before Senior United States District Judge Maurice B. Cohill, Terri Oddo was found guilty of one count of misappropriation of postal funds, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Oddo, 43, of East Brady, Pennsylvania, was tried in Pittsburgh.

According to Assistant United States Attorney Paul E. Hull, who prosecuted the case, the evidence presented at trial established that Oddo was a postal employee at the East Brady, Pa., Post Office who embezzled $2,650.77 in postal service funds.

Judge Cohill scheduled sentencing for April 10, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. The law provides for a total sentence of one year in prison, a fine of $100,000, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed is based on the seriousness of the offense and the criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Pending sentencing, Oddo remains free on bond.

The United States Postal Inspection Service conducted the investigation that led to the prosecution of Terri Oddo.

via USDOJ: US Attorney’s Office – Western Pennsylvania.

  • Snap!

    If the sentence is based on the seriousness of the crime Oddo should get 25 to life because losing $2,650 dollars may kill the USPS…. perhaps the convicted should just write them a check and call it even.

  • Darnell

    If the USPS “Executives” didn’t have such disdain for the people that work for them ,this type of situation would happen far less often. By far the worse place to work in the USA.