Postal Supervisor and His Half-Brother Charged in Theft of $240,000 from USPS Trucks

DOJ Press Release – July 27, 2019 LOS ANGELES – A United States Postal Service employee and his half-brother were arraigned this morning after being indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of participating in a conspiracy that caused nearly a quarter million dollars in losses in two armed robberies and the burglary of…

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Postal Bulletin highlights Delivering Protection to Every Address in America

Last year, the United States Postal Service® delivered over 146 billion pieces of mail to almost 159 million addresses. Who protects all this mail, the network of employees who deliver it, and the customers who receive it? The United States Postal Inspection Service® does. The Postal Inspection Service traces its history to August 7, 1775,…

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Announces Federal Initiative Aimed at Curbing Mail Theft

Monday, December 17, 2018 LITTLE ROCK—Cody Hiland, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, announced a joint statewide federal initiative with a goal to catch and federally prosecute mail thieves this holiday season and beyond. During Monday’s press conference, Hiland was joined by Duane “DAK” Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District…

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FBO: USPIS Needs Rapid Air Transportation Services for Bio-Hazardous Material

Synopsis – Updated September 24, 2015 The United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) has a need for on-demand, rapid air transportation services, in the event there is a need to respond to hazards that are detected by Biohazard Detection Systems (BDS). Combined, there are about 500 BDS facilities in the Contiguous (CONUS) and Outside the…

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A moving target: Postal inspectors root out liquor by mail

By Ben Matheson – April 27, 2015 BETHEL – Citizens in Bethel are weighing a decision on a proposal for the for the first liquor store in decades. In the shadow of the debate is a powerful and elaborate bootlegging economy across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. A small team of federal law enforcement agents with the…

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