Former Janesville Postal Worker Sentenced for Mail Theft
JANESVILLE (WIFR) -- A former Janesville postal worker has been sentenced to two years probation and $1,225 in restitution for mail theft. Hollibush had pleaded guilty back in November. 43 year old Kristy Hollibush had been employed as a mail carrier ...

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Postal Service investigates Freeport mail thefts
U.S. Postal Service inspectors are investigating the theft of mail from two relay boxes in Freeport earlier this month. Mail was removed from the large green locked boxes used by carriers to pick up mail to distribute on their routes. On April 7, mail ...
Mail stolen from postal boxes on Long IslandAlbany Times Union

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Former postal worker sentenced to prison for mail thefts
Albany Democrat Herald
A former seasonal worker at the Lebanon Post Office was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Wednesday for mail theft. Shane Benson, 28, of Aumsville, stole 50 to 60 gift cards and about $1,000 cash from hundreds of pieces of mail he took, said defense ...

Fayette postal worker sentenced for theft
A Fayette County woman was sentenced on Tuesday in federal court to four years of probation for taking postal money orders, stamps and cash for her own use while she was employed at the post office in Smock. Jennifer M. Soltis, 39, of Franklin Township ...

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Lebanon postal worker sentenced for mail theft
Lebanon Express
A former Lebanon postal worker was sentenced to 18 months in prison on April 3 for three counts of felony mail theft. Shane Michael Benson plead guilty to the three counts in March. Benson was arraigned on Dec. 10 for one charge of first-degree theft ...

Former postal carrier sentenced for stealing mail
WISC Madison
In total, 41 postal customers reported mail tampered with or missing, officials said. Twenty of the victims reported stolen money totaling $1,225. Hollibrush was terminated from the U.S. Postal Service in September 2012 when investigators discovered ...

Scammers using fake US Postal Service emails
Evansville Courier & Press
He says consumers can easily mistake these for authorized U.S. Postal Service emails, which could lead to identity theft. U.S. Postal Service officials warn that fake emails include poor spelling or grammar, request immediate action and request ...

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Man faces federal felony charges for $210 mail theft
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
James Short Bear, 19, was indicted Tuesday on three counts: Burglary of a U.S. Post Office, theft of mail and theft of a postal money order. The indictment alleges that Short Bear broke into the Chamberlain post office, opened a letter addressed to AT ...

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Report: Postal Employees Put Gov't Credit Cards to Personal Use
Several United States Postal Service employees have used their government credit cards for personal purchases, including gambling, auto repairs, and other charges, according to a report. The Washington Examiner obtained reports about numerous cases ...
Postal service employees use travel cards to gamble, pay bills and go bowlingWashington Examiner

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Scammers using fake Postal Service emails
Steve Bernas, president of the Better Business Bureau in Chicago and northern Illinois, says consumers can easily mistake these for authorized U.S. Postal Service emails, which could lead to identity theft. Postal Service officials warn that fake ...

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