BOSTON – A Lowell postal worker has been arrested for allegedly attempting to bribe and sell cocaine to a postal supervisor. Continue reading
NEWARK, N.J. – An Essex County, New Jersey, woman was sentenced today to 36 months in prison for stealing checkbooks and credit cards from the mail while employed as a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) clerk and filing fraudulent applications for loans intended for small businesses experiencing disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Continue reading
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A Lee’s Summit, Mo., woman was sentenced in federal court today for fraudulently claiming reimbursements for travel expenses for her work for the U.S. Postal Service. Continue reading
SAN ANTONIO – Yesterday, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service arrested a San Antonio man on criminal charges related to his alleged involvement in robbing U.S. letter carriers and stealing their postal keys. Continue reading
BOSTON – A former U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee has been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with two schemes to steal USPS funds. Continue reading
DETROIT – Thomas Berlucchi, a Facilities Engineer for the United States Postal Service (USPS), pleaded guilty today to accepting over $6,500 in illegal gratuities from a USPS contractor announced United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison. Continue reading
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Daniel Trujeque, 29, of Albuquerque, appeared in federal court today for a preliminary and detention hearing where he was charged with robbery against a U.S. Postal Service employee while the employee was carrying out official duties. Trujeque will remain in custody pending trial, which has not been scheduled.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced today that Ralph Minni, 52, and Grace Marie Lopez, 30, of Greece, NY, were arrested and charged in separate criminal complaints with conspiring and attempting to possess with intent to distribute marijuana and 500 grams or more of cocaine. The charges carry a mandatory minimum penalty of five years in prison, a maximum of 40 years, and a $5,000,000 fine. Continue reading
BOSTON – A former U.S. Postal Service employee pleaded guilty today in Worcester to stealing packages in Gardner. Continue reading
PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that James Chandler, 55, of Philadelphia, PA was sentenced to 21 years and 10 months in prison, and five supervised release by United States District Court Judge R. Barclay Surrick for two counts of robbery of a postal worker and one count of kidnapping.