U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced yesterday that Jeremy Lieberman, 34, of Rochester, N.Y. had pleaded guilty to stealing from the mail while employed at the Rochester priority mail processing facility. Authorities say that while on the job, Lieberman rifled through and stole coins, jewelry, diamonds and other valuables from packages being mailed. He then sold the stolen items at area pawn shops and gold exchanges.
Lieberman faces a sentence of up to 10 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine. Sentencing is set for December 4.