Postmaster accused of discarding mail

133 pieces in trash were undeliverable

(Harrisburg, Ohio) After a substitute postmaster took over last winter, some people in Harrisburg began to notice that they weren’t getting all their mail. Federal agents say it’s because she was throwing it away, and now she’s in trouble with the U.S. government.

Elizabeth T. Simonian, 49, is accused in federal court of pitching mail into the trash at the post office in May. Some of her customers say she was fed up with the way the mail was addressed.

Simonian told postal agents she threw away only mail that was not deliverable or that had been left at the post office with no forwarding address.

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