RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The U.S. Postal Service is warning about a scam that’s making its way around the area by criminals who hoping victims will fall for it because they might get caught up in financial distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A victim would not expect to find cash just sitting in a mailbox for no apparent reason, but that’s exactly what criminals want their targets to think when they send a letter asking a person to accomplish a simple task for cash.
Rachel Maddow reports on the speed of U.S.P.S. mail delivery still not having recovered from the damage done over the summer by the political donor Donald Trump put in charge of the Postal Service, raising concerns for states with hard deadlines for mail-in ballots, particularly the battleground state of Michigan. Aired on 10/23/2020.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A reward of up to $35,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man suspected of robbing a mail carrier in North Hollywood. Continue reading →
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nearly 150 U.S. Postal Service employees across the Las Vegas metro area have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been suspected of having the virus since the agency began tracking cases, the I-Team has learned.
In all, 115 confirmed cases were reported with 28 other cases listed as unconfirmed, according to data obtained by the I-Team. Late Tuesday, the I-Team also confirmed a new case of COVID-19 at the Henderson post office.
BETHESDA, Md. (FOX 5 DC) – Concerns about the mail have been high for many months now since reports that the U.S. Postal Service was scaling back in overtime and was also removing sorting equipment. Continue reading →
If the United States Postal Service was a private business, it would have ranked 44th on the 2019 Forbes 500 list. It also hires more than 600,000 employees, third to Amazon and Walmart. Continue reading →