Former Postmaster Relief Sentenced for Embezzling Money Orders

ERIE, Pa. – A resident of Titusville, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to one year probation and ordered to make restitution in the amount of $1,339.94 on her conviction of misappropriation of postal funds, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Maurice B. Cohill, Jr. imposed the sentence on Cortney Tarr, 28.

According to information presented to the court, Tarr embezzled numerous postal money orders while she was employed as a Postmaster Relief employee.

Assistant United States Attorney Marshall J. Piccinini prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Tarr.

source: US Attorney’s Office,  Western  District of Pennsylvania.

2 thoughts on “Former Postmaster Relief Sentenced for Embezzling Money Orders

  1. You will be seeing more crimes like this. By removing career civil servants and replacing them which in business would be considered per diems, or temps the loyalty factor is missing. Without loyalty one does not have the comittment of either management or labor. Iy takes comitted individuals to do our job; deliverinh in every type of environment, sitting in a confined space while cheerfully selling services or working in the plant handling thousands of pieces each hour. Without the comittment there is no loyalty. Without loyalty there will be more crime.

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