Former Postal Worker Sentenced to 30 Months for $732K in Disability Fraud

Ocala, Florida – Senior United States District Judge John Antoon II has sentenced George Utley (56, Oklahoma City) to 30 months in federal prison for receiving stolen government property, specifically, Department of Labor (DOL) Disability Benefit Payments. Utley was also ordered to make full restitution to the DOL and to forfeit $732,459.46, representing the value of the stolen funds. Utley had pleaded guilty on February 14, 2022. Continue reading

Former Florida Postal Worker Sentenced For Stealing  $732,000 In Disability Payments

Ocala, Florida – Senior United States District Judge John Antoon II has sentenced George Utley (56, Oklahoma City) to 30 months in federal prison for receiving stolen government property, specifically, Department of Labor (DOL) Disability Benefit Payments. Utley was also ordered to make full restitution to the DOL and to forfeit $732,459.46, representing the value of the stolen funds. Utley had pleaded guilty on February 14, 2022. Continue reading

NJ Postal worker sentenced to three years in prison for mail theft, bank fraud

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