DOJ: Postal Supervisor in Middletown Who Stole Packages is Sentenced

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ZOHEB A. DEURA, 34, of Derby, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Kari A. Dooley in Bridgeport to three years of probation, the first nine months of which Deura must serve in home confinement, for stealing mail while he was a…

 Continue reading

Supervisor at Fairfield Post Office Pleads Guilty to Stealing Cash from Mail

DOJ Press Release – November 3, 2020 John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Matthew Modafferi, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General, announced that JESSICA GILES, 37, of West Haven, waived her right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today to theft of…

 Continue reading

DOJ: Postal Supervisor in Middletown, CT Admits Stealing Packages

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Matthew Modafferi, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General, announced that ZOHEB A. DEURA, 34, of Stratford, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Kari A….

 Continue reading

Postal Supervisor Was $63,994 Short – Did Not Have To Repay

March 6, 2020 A supervisor in New York City was short $63,994 in her Unit Reserve Stamp Stock. She was given a demand letter for $63,994. She appealed per ELM 450. Because no one conducted an audit of the stamp stock when it was transferred over to her (six years before), she didn’t have to…

 Continue reading

USPS worker sues for sexual harassment and retaliation

 By Angela Kennecke – Januray 9, 2020 SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A Sioux Falls woman, who is marking her 20-year career with the United States Postal Service, is suing her employer in federal court for sexual discrimination and retaliation. Cindy Ekeren works as a mail clerk at the USPS processing and distribution center…

 Continue reading

Judge sides with letter carrier in federal case – Postmaster acted in “extreme bad faith”

By Jordan Cuddemi – August 19, 2019 BURLINGTON — An Upper Valley postmaster acted in “extreme bad faith” in overseeing a letter carrier from North Pomfret, including falsely accusing him of repeatedly striking her in the head with a five-pound scanner, a federal judge ruled earlier this month. U.S. Court of Federal Claims Senior Judge…

 Continue reading

APWU: Tackling Workplace Harassment

The newly formed Workplace Environment Committee met on July 11-12 at the Tommy Douglass Center in Silver Spring, MD to correlate mediums, methods and procedures to deal with employee-employer relations on the workroom floor. Established by Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman, the Committee deliberated on the union’s continuing efforts to address the real harm –…

 Continue reading

Ex-Postmaster charged with trafficking marijuana through Alaska post office

By Leroy Polk – February 22, 2019 ANCHORAGE (KTUU) – The former postmaster of the Kotzebue post office was charged with trafficking marijuana through the mail using the office he ran to facilitate shipments for over three years. Shaun Pete Snyder, 34, is charged with possessing a controlled substance with intent to distribute it, conspiracy…

 Continue reading