MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A mail carrier is lucky to be alive after narrowly dodging a bullet during an armed robbery Wednesday afternoon while on his route in South Memphis. Continue reading
Pam Wasserman thought she was being careful when she mailed checks on behalf of her company in September. Continue reading
John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Matthew Modafferi, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General, today announced that a federal grand jury in Hartford has returned an indictment charging NATHANIEL BONILLA, 31, of Bristol, with three counts of theft of mail by a postal employee. Continue reading
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The United States Postal Inspection Service along with Baltimore police are searching for a suspect who allegedly robbed a US Postal Service Letter Carrier while they were delivering mail in Baltimore on Monday.
It happened in the 2700 block of West Mosher Street at around 6:10 p.m. The suspect fled in the carrier’s USPS vehicle, a Dodge Sprinter van with official USPS markings. The mailman was not hurt.
“The safety and security of postal workers out making their deliveries is paramount,” Michael Martel, a spokesperson for the Postal Inspection Service, said.
Seattle –A 40-year-old Tacoma resident was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 27 months in prison for wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and embezzlement of mail by a postal employee. Continue reading
FRESNO, Calif. — Pablo G. Rivera, 36, of Fresno, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd to two years and six months in prison for assault on federal officer or employee, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. Continue reading
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A former United States Postal Carrier was sentenced in U.S. District Court today to 24 months in prison for stealing mail parcels that contained narcotics and then selling those narcotics in his neighborhood. Continue reading
A rash of break-ins has the United States Postal Service inspector on high alert. Continue reading
The postal carrier who had 800 pieces of undelivered mail in the trunk of his car got caught, in part, thanks to a wrong turn, according to federal authorities. Continue reading
John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Matthew Modafferi, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General, announced that JESSICA GILES, 37, of West Haven, waived her right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today to theft of mail by a postal employee.
Pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the court proceeding before U.S. Magistrate Judge Sarah A.L. Merriam occurred via videoconference.
According to court documents and statements made in court, between October 2019 and May 2020, while she was employed as a supervisor at the U.S. Post Office in Fairfield, Giles used the flashlight feature on her phone to examine the content of various envelopes that had been placed in the mail. When she believed that an envelope contained U.S. currency, she opened the envelope, stole the cash that was found inside and, on multiple occasions, tore up and disposed of the envelope.
Giles’ illegal conduct was recorded by video surveillance at the Fairfield post office.
Giles is scheduled to be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny on February 4, 2021, at which time she faces a maximum term of imprisonment of five years.
Giles is released pending sentencing.
This investigation is being conducted by the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Konstantin Lantsman.