Former USPS OIG Special Agent Guilty of Enticing Minor and Engaging in Sex Tourism in the Philippines

DOJ Press Release – May 23, 2022 East  St.  Louis, Ill.  –  A Cahokia, Illinois, man was found guilty as charged last week for Enticement of a Minor, Travel with Intent to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct, and Engaging in Illicit Sexual Conduct in a Foreign Place. Sentencing is set for August 24, 2022, in…

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DOJ: USPS Engineer Pleads Guilty to Taking Illegal Gratuities from Postal Service Contractor

May 4, 2022 DETROIT – Thomas Berlucchi, a Facilities Engineer for the United States Postal Service (USPS), pleaded guilty today to accepting over $6,500 in illegal gratuities from a USPS contractor announced United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison. Ison was joined in the announcement by Kenneth Cleevely, Special Agent in Charge of the Contract Fraud…

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Black Postal Worker to Get Trial Over Bosses’ Alleged Harassment

By Patrick Dorrian – April 4, 2022 Allegedly falsely accused of document, time theft Also needed permission to leave area, use bathroom The U.S. Postal Service must face trial on whether White supervisors at its Mandeville, La., location harassed a Black letter carrier because of her race, a New Orleans federal judge ruled. Paula Watson…

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Former Post Office Manager Charged in Theft of $1.7 Million in Checks from the Mail

March 9, 2022 INDIANAPOLIS – James Lancaster, 40, of Indianapolis, the former manager of customer service at Indianapolis’ New Augusta Post Office, has been charged in federal court with conspiracy to commit bank fraud and theft of mail. The charges against Lancaster were unsealed late yesterday. On March 1, 2022, a federal grand jury in…

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USPS OIG: Former Post Office Supervisor Sentenced for Stealing Cash from Mail

April 27, 2021 Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Jessica Giles, 38, of West Haven, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny to two years of probation, the first three months of which Giles must spend in home confinement, for stealing cash from the…

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USPS OIG: Management mishandled Personally Identifiable Information for Veterans

Introduction During the Peak Season Hiring audit (Project Number 20-316), we found that the U.S. Postal Service mishandled personally identifiable information (PII) for veteran employees on an internal system. The purpose of this management alert is to bring these issues to management’s attention and make recommendations for corrective action. PII is any information about an…

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What will APWU do to ensure others don’t die from COVID-19 and management’s negligence?

This evening an Electronic Technician at North Metro in Georgia died of COVID-19. This should weigh heavily on USPS’s shoulders and especially those who were directly involved and aware at Metro Georgia. An E.T. lost his life to COVID-19 that he contracted while performing his bid job duties at this plant. OSHA has fined this…

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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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