Mysterious spy cameras collecting data at post offices

By Chris Halsne – March 11, 2015 DENVER — Within an hour of FOX31 Denver discovering a hidden camera, which was positioned to capture and record the license plates and facial features of customers leaving a Golden Post Office, the device was ripped from the ground and disappeared. FOX31 Denver investigative reporter Chris Halsne confirmed…

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USPS OIG Audit Report: Badges for Postal Service Contractors

What The OIG Found Postal Service personnel at eight of 18 judgmentally selected facilities did not always comply with contractor badge requirements and controls were not adequate to ensure the program was effectively managed. Specifically, 13 of 49 contractors we observed (27 percent) had expired badges and three of 49 (6 percent) did not visibly…

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Command Security Announces Developments Regarding Recently-Awarded USPS Contracts

Published January 30, 2015 • By Command Security Herndon, VA, January 30, 2015 – Command Security Corporation (NYSE MKT:MOC) today announced that on January 29, 2015, the U.S. Postal Service (“USPS”) issued a stay of the transition of the two contracts recently awarded to Command Security Corporation (“Command Security” or the “Company”) pending the resolution…

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APWU: MPOS Updated Follow-Up Questions with Lobby Assistant program

From: Lamont Brooks Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 1:48 PM To: Clerk Division NBA Cc: Regional Coordinators Subject: FW: MPOS Updated Follow-Up Questions with Lobby Assistant program The USPS is continuing the testing of MPOS until October 1, 2014 at which point they will  start the national full deployment process. The union requested the USPS…

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Cresco downtown business owners and USPS reach compromise on CBUs

CRESCO – On June 2nd the Cresco City Council met again and the CBUs were once more discussed, but this time with a resolution to the issue in sight. “I thought the we had a productive meeting,” said Cresco Bicycles co-owner Paul Lovell when asked by Mayor Bohle of the result of the committee meeting….

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USPS: ASM revision – Personnel Security Clearances

Effective June 12, 2014, the Postal Service™ is revising the Administrative Support Manual (ASM), part 272, Personnel Security Clearances, to incorporate changes related to National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) and Special Agency Check with Inquiries (SACIs) investigations, as follows: 272.23 is revised to delete any reference to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). NACI…

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USPS OIG: Topeka, KS, Material Distribution Center – Information Technology General Controls

Audit Report – IT-AR-14-006 – 06/11/2014 BACKGROUND: In June 2013, the U.S. Postal Service completed consolidation of all print operations into the National Print Center in the administrative building at the Topeka, KS, Material Distribution Center. As a result of this cost-cutting measure, the National Print Center now processes about 192,000 payroll checks and 107,000…

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Postal Service: Beware Stamp Kiosk Skimmers

The United States Postal Inspection Service is investigating reports that fraudsters are installing skimming devices on automated stamp vending machines at Post Office locations across the United States, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Earlier this month, I began hearing from sources in the banking industry about fraudulent debit card activity on cards that were all recently used…

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