Wisconsin Postal Worker Charged With Theft From Mail

Madison, Wisconsin — A federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, sitting in Madison, returned the following indictments today. You are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Theresa L. Kuehl, 42, Neillsville, Wis., is charged with theft from an item of mail while employed at the Neillsville U.S. Postal Station. The indictment alleges that on December 22, 2009, she removed a prepaid Citibank debit card in the amount of $100 from a piece of mail.

If convicted, Kuehl faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison. The charge against her is the result of an investigation by the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General. The prosecution of this case has been assigned to Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert A. Anderson.

source: US Department Of Justice