Reward offered for info on Burglary and Theft at Kentucky Post Office

(6/2/2020) The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) who burglarized the Combs, KY Post Office on August 28th, 2019 and May 18th, 2020.

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USPS: Use Voyager credit cards appropriately

The Postal Service has a reminder for employees: Voyager credit cards are to be used only to purchase fuel for postal vehicles. If you have a USPS-issued Voyager card, don’t use it to buy food, drinks, or fuel for a personal vehicle. Doing so violates the misuse of property provision of the standards of ethical…

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Former Spartanburg, SC Local APWU President pleads guilty to embezzlement of union funds

On October 22, 2019, in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, Spartanburg Division, Dana Roush, former President of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 403 (located in Spartanburg, S.C.), pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement of union funds totaling $10,089, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c).  The guilty plea follows…

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USPS OIG: Special Agents at Work

In a recent blog, we noted how we organize our work. Our blogs tend to feature our audit work because it allows us to seek input and feedback that can shape ongoing or future work. That doesn’t mean it’s quiet in the Office of Investigations. In fact, there’s always a lot going on there. Our…

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Former APWU Des Plaines Local President pleads guilty to embezzling $18,857

via Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) On July 12, 2017, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, Lonzell Moore, former President of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 1730 (located in Des Plaines, Ill.), pled guilty to one count of embezzling $18,857 in union funds, in violation of…

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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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Michigan Postal Workers Union president indicted on federal charges

By Matt Mencarini – August 26, 2015 GRAND RAPIDS – The president of the state and local unions for U.S. Postal Service workers was indicted in federal court this month on an embezzlement charge. Jesus Miguel Gonzales is charged with embezzlement and theft of labor union assets and falsification of financial records required to be…

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Postal inspector pleads guilty to stealing Playboys, pills

By Henry K. Lee – July 22, 2015 A U.S. supervisory postal inspector once named a federal employee of the year pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing mail containing prescription pills, jewelry, passports, collectible Playboy magazines and other items in San Jose. Quan Howard, 53, of Saratoga also pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in San…

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