Kansas Postmaster Convicted Of Embezzlement

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – The former postmaster of the Whiting, Kan., post office has been convicted on charges of embezzling government funds, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today. Terri L. Morris, 50, Holton,, Kan., was convicted in a jury trial on two counts of making a false writing and one count of embezzling public funds. […]

Former Postal Inspector Sentenced To Prison for Perjury and Obstruction of Justice

BOSTON – A former United States Postal Inspection Service inspector was sentenced today in federal court for perjury and obstruction of justice. Joseph M. McGonagle, III, 38, was sentenced by U.S. District Nathaniel M. Gorton to one year and one day in prison, to be followed by two years of supervised release and a $4,000 […]

Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking in Post Office Dealing Case

Boston – A Somerville man pleaded guilty in federal court today to charges stemming from his involvement in a drug conspiracy. John Thibedeau, 48, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and four counts of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine. In September 2011, Thibedeau, along with co-conspirators Sean […]

Former Alabama Postal Employee Indicted For Attempted Murder, Delay of mail

Montgomery, Alabama – United States Postal employee Arthur Darby, Jr. was indicted by a federal Grand Jury for the attempted murder of two postal employees, the use of a firearm in connection to a crime of violence, and delay of the United States mail, announced United States Attorney George L. Beck, Jr. On December 1, […]

California Man Pleads Guilty To Mail Theft Scheme Using Counterfeit Postal Keys, Locks

FRESNO, Calif. — United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced that Travis Chieng, aka Travis Chang, aka Travis My Nai, 23, of Fresno, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to commit postal crimes. According to the plea agreement, Chieng conspired with three other individuals to possess counterfeit postal keys and postal mail locks. Chieng also admitted […]

Former Virginia Postmaster Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

Cynthia Landore Faces Possible Jail Time February 8, 2012 – ABINGDON, VIRGINIA — The former Postmaster of the Hiltons, Virginia Post Office pled guilty this morning in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Abingdon to embezzlement charges. Cynthia K. Landore, 56, of Bristol, Tenn., was indicted in November 2011 […]

Texas Letter Carrier Sentenced To 18 Months in Prison for workers comp fraud

Defendant Claimed Reimbursement for More than 500,000 Miles Driven to/from Doctor’s Appointments in Workers’ Compensation Claim DALLAS — Keldrick Hamilton, 34, of Desoto, Texas, was sentenced yesterday afternoon by U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to pay nearly $230,000 in restitution to the U.S. Department of Labor […]

California Postal Clerk Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Embezzlment, Passing Counterfeit Bills

February 1 , 2012 OAKLAND, Calif. – Emmanuel Odion Esezobor was sentenced yesterday to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay $39,973.62 in restitution for stealing public money and passing counterfeit U.S. obligations, United States Attorney Melinda Haag announced. Esezobor, 51 of Hayward, Calif., was convicted by a jury on Oct. 27, 2011, after a […]

Former NC Postal Worker Sentenced To 7 Months in Prison For Workers Comp Fraud

United States Attorney’s office, Western District of North Carolina January 20, 2012 ASHEVILLE, N.C. –A former employee of the United States Postal Service was sentenced yesterday to serve seven months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release for filing fraudulent documents in order to receive worker’s compensation benefits and related charges, […]

Dayton, N.J. Mail Carrier arrested and charged in connection with fraudulent tax refund scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – A U.S. Postal Service worker was arrested today and charged in connection with his role in a scheme to provide, in exchange for payment, addresses to be used to file fraudulent tax returns and divert refund checks from his mail route, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Bennie H. Haynes, 52, of […]