Retired Postal Worker Sentenced to Over 8 Years in Prison for Bribery Scheme

USPS OIG News Release – July 1, 2020 LOS ANGELES – A former employee of the United States Postal Service was sentenced today to 100 months in federal prison for accepting bribes from business customers in exchange for falsely approving unpaid or underpaid bulk mail shipments, causing more than $11.7 million in total losses to…

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Former President of KS Postal Workers Union Pleads Guilty to One Count of Failure to Maintain Records

On February 27, 2020, in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, Asenath Roland, former President of the Kansas Postal Workers Union (located in Wichita, Kans.), pleaded guilty to one count of failure to maintain records, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 439(c). The guilty plea follows an investigation by the OLMS Kansas…

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Former Groton Postmaster Pleads Guilty To Stealing Government Funds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 2, 2020 BOSTON – A USPS employee pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to stealing approximately $7,000 in government money. Adam Lavertue, 37, of Dracut, pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement and theft of public money, property or records. U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns scheduled…

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Former APWU – South Jersey Area Local Secretary/Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $34,500

On August 8, 2019, in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (Camden), Robert Peter, former Secretary/Treasurer of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 526 (located in Blackwood, N.J.), was charged in an information with one count of embezzling union funds in the amount of $34,500, in violation of 29 U.S.C….

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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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Albuquerque Woman Pleads Guilty to Assaulting Postal Workers

Associated Press – July 17, 2018 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque woman has pleaded guilty to assaulting three U.S. Postal Service employees last December and could be facing a federal prison sentence of up to 20 years. Prosecutors say 25-year-old Jackie Herron entered her guilty plea Tuesday without a plea agreement. Herron was arrested…

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North Carolina Postal Workers Local President Sentenced

Submitted by Carl Horowitz – July 16, 2015 On May 26, Salvatore Mauro, former president of American Postal Workers Union Local 1236, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina to three years of probation, and ordered to pay $8,831 in restitution plus a $25 assessment, for creating a false…

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Indiana Postal Workers Union President Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

On June 11, Pamela Nessen, former president of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 286, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana to one count of embezzling funds from the Fort Wayne union in the amount of $58,598. Nessen, who headed the APWU local during November 2009-November 2013, had turned…

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