Florida letter carrier accused in tax fraud scheme

US-Department-Of-Justi_fmtTAMPA — A Riverview mail carrier who tried to sell nearly $20,000 of fraudulent tax refund checks was arrested, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Tuesday.

Mail carrier Orville Dwight Hylton, 40, faces a charge of theft of government property after he tried to sell the fraudulent checks at a discount, a federal complaint says. The checks came from the same postal ZIP code where Hylton delivers mail, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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