BOSTON – A Saugus man was convicted by a federal jury in Worcester for delaying the United States mail.
Derek Nuzzo, 34, stored mail in his car from various postal routes in Malden where he worked as a letter carrier. On March 2010, there were more than two thousand pieces of mail found in his car, some of which had postmarks dating from early January 2010.
Sentencing is scheduled for April 3, 2012. Nuzzo faces up to five years in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine.
U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz and Rafael Medina, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General, Boston Field Office, made the announcement today. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Kanwit of Ortiz’s Major Crimes Unit.