$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 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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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: Watch out for coronavirus scams

If you’re a Postal Service employee, watch out for scams that attempt to use the coronavirus pandemic to con you into revealing personal information. Emergency situations are prime opportunities for criminals to take advantage of unsuspecting consumers. Scammers are creating websites devoted to the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. These…

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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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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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Drug Trafficker Admits Mailing Thousands of Packages containing Fentanyl, Meth and Heroin

NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – January 9, 2020 SAN DIEGO – Erik Alexi Martineau, a U.S. citizen who was living in Mexico, pleaded guilty in federal court today, admitting that he mailed an estimated 7,800 parcels containing fentanyl, methamphetamine and heroin from San Diego to locations throughout the U.S. Martineau pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge…

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