Three Houston men head to prison for robbery of postal vehicle

HOUSTON – Kenton Deon Harrell, 41, Kenneth Shane Howard, 34, and Malcolm Derrail Williams, 32, have been handed their sentences following their convictions of conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. A federal jury convicted Harrell following four days of trial and approximately three hours of deliberation in June 2014, […]

New York Postmaster Admits to Stealing Over $21,000

Richard S. Hartunian, United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York, announced that ERIN WOOLSCHLAGER, age 35, of Lowville, N.Y., pled guilty today to the felony offense of Misappropriation of Postal Funds, before the Hon. Norman A. Mordue in the United States District Court in Syracuse, New York. Sentencing for WOOLSCHLAGER is scheduled […]

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. […]

Two Alabama Postal Employees Indicted for Stealing, Delaying and Destroying Mail

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted two U.S. Postal employees for several mail-related violations, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and Kenny Smith, assistant special agent in charge, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Postal Service. The grand jury charged the two Postal Service employees in separate indictments with delaying mail delivery and mail […]

California Postmaster Arrested for stealing more than $23,000 from Rural Post Office

SACRAMENTO, CA (AP) – Federal prosecutors say they have arrested a postmaster for stealing more than $23,000 from a rural post office in Northern California. The U.S. attorney’s office in Sacramento said 38-year-old Kristina Michelle Morris was arrested Thursday for felony embezzlement, theft of cash and theft of money orders. She was released on $10,000 […]

Florida Letter Carrier Admits Role in Scheme To Steal Tax Refund Checks from Mail

Tampa, Florida – United States Attorney Robert E. O’Neill announces that Victor Manual Pena (42, Bronx, New York) today pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit theft or receipt of stolen mail. Pena faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison. In addition, Carmelo Rosado, Jr. (40, Orlando) has signed a plea agreement, whereby […]

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 […]