$10K Reward for info on burglary and vandalism of Michigan Post Office

June 10, 2020 Description During the morning hours of May 31, 2020, the United States Post Office located at 120 Monroe Center St., NW, Grand Rapids, MI was damaged and burglarized during a period of civil unrest. The front window of the Post Office was shattered, and items were stolen from within. Miscellaneous Information The…

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USPS: Staying safe during public demonstrations

The Postal Service is reminding employees to stay safe during public demonstrations. The security of employees, facilities, vehicles and the U.S. Mail is important to the organization and the Postal Inspection Service. Vigilance is especially important during times like these, where large numbers of people may be in the streets, in front of buildings and…

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USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Employee safety during public demonstrations

Mandatory Stand-Up Talk June 5, 2020 Employee safety during public demonstrations The security of our employees, facilities, vehicles and the U.S. Mail is of the utmost importance to the U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Postal employees are always reminded to be aware of their surroundings to protect themselves and each other….

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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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Former Groton Postmaster Sentenced for Stealing Government Funds

DOJ Press Release – June 2, 2020 BOSTON – A former United States Postal Service (USPS) employee was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for stealing approximately $7,000 in government money. Adam Lavertue, 37, of Dracut, was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to two years of probation, 500 hours…

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USPS OIG: Where’s My Mail?

USPS OIG Blog – May 26, 2020 With three agencies that have “U.S. Postal Service” in their names, and each one having different responsibilities and jurisdictions, it’s no wonder people sometimes aren’t sure where to turn for help with lost, delayed, or damaged mail. With the Postal Service solely responsible for mail delivery, it’s almost…

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USPIS: Coronavirus Related Scams

Scammers seek not only to make profit through exploiting public health issues, but through spreading misinformation and creating confusion. The Inspection Service wants you to remain vigilant and equipped with knowledge and good practices to protect yourself and your family from emerging and constantly evolving scams and fraud. Justice begins with you. Be sure to…

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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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