Groton Post Office Postmaster Charged with Stealing $7000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 9, 2019 BOSTON – A USPS employee was charged on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in federal court in Boston with stealing approximately $7,000 in government money. Adam Lavertue, 37, of Dracut, was indicted on one count of embezzlement and theft of public money, property or records. According to the indictment,…

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DOJ: American Airlines to Pay $22 Million for Falsely Reporting Delivery Times of U.S. Mail Transported Internationally

Department of Justice – August 20, 2019 American Airlines Inc. Agrees To Pay $22 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations for Falsely Reporting Delivery Times of U.S. Mail Transported Internationally The Justice Department announced today that American Airlines Inc. has agreed to pay approximately $22.1 million to resolve its alleged liability under the False Claims…

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New Jersey Local APWU Secretary-Treasurer Admits Embezzlement

DOJ Press Release – August 8, 2019 CAMDEN, N.J. – A former secretary-treasurer of a U.S. Postal Workers Union today admitted embezzling $34,500 of union funds, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Robert Peter, 58, of Sicklerville, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Noel Hillman in Camden federal court to an information charging him…

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DOJ Obtains $1.4B in Largest Opioid Drug Case Recovery in U.S. History

July 11, 2019 Global consumer goods conglomerate Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB Group) has agreed to pay $1.4 billion to resolve its potential criminal and civil liability related to a federal investigation of the marketing of the opioid addiction treatment drug Suboxone. The resolution – the largest recovery by the United States in a case…

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Postal Uniform Maker Failed To Pay Employee Payroll Taxes, Sentenced To 2 Years In Federal Prison

Department of Justice Press Release – July 3, 2019 Fort Smith, AR – Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced today that Eric De Priest, age 47, of Marshall, Arkansas, was sentenced Monday to serve 24 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release and ordered…

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DOJ: Northrop Grumman Agrees to Pay $5.2 Million to Settle Allegations of False Labor Charges

The Justice Department announced today that Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation (NGSC) has agreed to pay $5.2 million to resolve its alleged False Claims Act liability for falsely billing labor under contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS). NGSC, which is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, provides information and technology services to commercial and government…

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Massachusetts Man Pleads Guilty to Sending Threatening Letters, Some With Suspicious White Powder

Daniel Frisiello, 25, pleaded guilty to 13 counts of mailing a threat to injure the person of another and six counts of false information and hoaxes. U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton scheduled sentencing for Jan. 16, 2019. Frisiello was arrested and charged on March 1, 2018, and has been in home detention since….

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Massachusetts DOJ:  Former Postmaster Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 27, 2017 BOSTON – The former Postmaster of the U.S. Postal Service Post Offices in Blackstone and Jefferson, Mass., pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Worcester to stealing approximately $31,000 from the U.S. Postal Service. Carlitos Molina, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of misappropriating postal funds. U.S. District…

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