Kansas OIC indicted for money order fraud

Tamara S. Dresser, 39, Argonia, Kan., is charged with one count of issuing postal money orders without payment while she was the Officer-In-Charge of the Argonia, Kan., Post Office and one count of making false entries in the postal service’s computer system. The crimes are alleged to have occurred from November 2011 to February 2012 in Sumner County, Kan.

If convicted, she faces a maximum penalty of five years without parole in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on the charge of issuing money orders without payment and a maximum penalty of 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the charge of making false entries in the computer system. The U.S. Postal Service – Office of Inspector General investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brent Anderson is prosecuting.