DOJ: Ex-USPS supervisor sent to prison for stealing marijuana from confiscated package

DOJ Press Release – October 26, 2021 BRUNSWICK, GA: A U.S. Postal Service supervisor who admitted stealing marijuana from a confiscated package has been sentenced to federal prison. Howard Kerns, 53, of Dearing, Ga., was sentenced to two months in prison followed by two years of supervised release after pleading guilty to Theft of Mail…

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APWU: Fake OIG Letter

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2021 6:04 PM Subject: Fake OIG Letter Sisters and Brothers, Please take a look at the attached document. One of our members received this letter in the mail indicating they were the target of an OIG investigation. It had the employee’s name, EIN, and location of work…

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DOJ: Postal Supervisor in Middletown Who Stole Packages is Sentenced

John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that ZOHEB A. DEURA, 34, of Derby, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Kari A. Dooley in Bridgeport to three years of probation, the first nine months of which Deura must serve in home confinement, for stealing mail while he was a…

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Supervisor at Fairfield Post Office Pleads Guilty to Stealing Cash from Mail

DOJ Press Release – November 3, 2020 John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Matthew Modafferi, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General, announced that JESSICA GILES, 37, of West Haven, waived her right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today to theft of…

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USPS OIG FY 2021 Congressional Budget Justification

Executive Summary The President’s fiscal year (FY) 2021 budget provides funding of $261,594,000 to the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) for ongoing operational expenses. This document presents perspective and context for our budget needs and planned areas of focus for FY 2021 as well as highlights prior year accomplishments and activities. The…

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Cleveland Postal Service Manager accused of distribution of controlled substances and theft of mail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 24, 2020 U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman announced that a federal grand jury sitting in Cleveland has returned a six-count indictment charging Anthony Sharp, age 30, of South Euclid, Ohio, with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute controlled substances, possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, money laundering…

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USPS OIG Report: Controls Over Purchasing and Maintaining IT Equipment

Objective Our objective was to determine if controls for purchasing and maintaining information technology (IT) equipment, specifically printers, webcams, and [redacted] cameras, are effective in identifying, assessing, and mitigating vulnerabilities and related cybersecurity risks to the U.S. Postal Service’s IT infrastructure. The Postal Service purchases IT equipment, such as webcams and printers, through the eBuy…

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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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