USPS OIG Report: Postal Inspection Service Handling of Suspected Marijuana Packages

Objective Our objective was to determine whether the U.S. Postal Inspection Service has efficient and effective controls to manage the Administrative Non-Mailability Protocol (ANP) program. Postal inspectors are federal law enforcement officers responsible for enforcing laws that defend the nation’s mail system from illegal or dangerous use. In 2016, the Postal Inspection Service implemented the…

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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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Postal Bulletin highlights National Consumer Protection Week – March 1-7

Do You Really Know Who Is Calling? Beware of Imposters National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) runs from March 1–7, 2020. This year, the focus is on imposter scammers who impersonate the Postal Service™, the Social Security Administration, and the Internal Revenue Service. In 2019, imposter scams were the number one fraud reported to the Federal…

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USPS statement on need to combat counterfeit and pirated goods entering U.S.

January 24, 2020 The Department of Homeland Security’s timely report released today makes clear the urgent need to combat counterfeit and pirated goods entering the United States. The United States Postal Service and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service are proud to work with DHS and others across law enforcement to remove counterfeit and pirated goods…

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USPS OIG Report: U.S. Postal Inspection Service – Charlotte Division

Objective Our objective was to determine whether the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Charlotte Division, implemented effective controls for accountable property, training, and case management. Based on a risk analysis of closed case count and workhours, number of hotline referrals, and National Compliance Review occurrence, we selected the Charlotte Division. The OIG has a statutory requirement…

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U.S. Postal Inspection Service – Protect Us All (video)

Published Oct 15, 2019 The Postal Inspectors, Postal Police and Professional, Technical and Administrative staff of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service work hard every day to protect the mail. Hear from them how they do it. Source: U. S. Postal Inspection Service

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USPS OIG Report: Postal Inspection Service New York Division

Objective Our objective was to determine whether the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, New York Division, implemented effective controls for accountable property, case management, and training. Based on risk analysis of closed case count and workhours, number of hotline referrals, and National Compliance Review occurrence, we selected the New York Division for our review. The mission…

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USPS OIG Report: Postal Inspection Service Area Case Management

Objective Our objective was to assess whether the U.S. Postal Inspection Service has developed and implemented adequate controls to ensure proper oversight of area cases. The mission of the Postal Inspection Service is to support and protect the U.S. Postal Service and its employees, infrastructure, and customers; enforce the laws that defend the nation’s mail…

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