#94 Jun 20, 2014
a female postal worker, tall 60 or so, dark hair bleached to blond on top.
Possibly Hispanic-no accent.
Inside and just to the right of the door to the customer service side, there is a tall chair with a note taped the seat
DO NOT SIT Postal Employees Only
she sat there shortly after I got in line, and directed customers as they came in. I have never seen this before at any post office. For some unknown reason I was afraid to look directly at her.
I just respected that 'feeling', got done and OUT to a better day without her - NO DISRESPECT - just glad i can tell this tale and remain invisible.
Probably won't go back in there.
#95 Jul 17, 2014
sounds like a super
#96 Aug 5, 2014
#97 Oct 14, 2014
every city of the size of Hemet has at least one crazy postal worker. Hemet has one and so does your city.
Feds accuse Riverview mail carrier of tax fraud scheme
TAMPA — A Riverview mail carrier who tried to sell nearly $20,000 of fraudulent tax refund checks was arrested, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Tuesday.
Mail carrier Orville Dwight Hylton, 40, faces a charge of theft of government property after he tried to sell the fraudulent checks at a discount, a federal complaint says. The checks came from the same postal ZIP code where Hylton delivers mail, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Also Tuesday, a federal judge announced a sentence for a Tampa man in another tax fraud case. A judge sentenced Rodney Andre McCray, 31, of Tampa to 18 months in federal prison for his participation in a scam that diverted more than $78,000 in fraudulent refunds — some for dead people — into a bank account in McCray's name. The judge also ordered McCray to pay back the IRS.
#98 Oct 14, 2014
Mail carrier from Ridgewood is among seven charged in $2M fraud scheme
MAY 29, 2013 LAST UPDATED: THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013, 12:44 AM
BY PETER J. SAMPSON
A Bergen County woman was one of two mail carriers arrested Wednesday for allegedly accepting bribes to help members of a fraud ring to steal more than $2 million in government tax refund checks using stolen identities.
Lourdres Ortiz, 40, of Ridgewood and Gloria Rivera, 39, of the Bronx were among seven people charged in a federal criminal complaint with conspiring to steal U.S. Treasury checks.
Rivera and Ortiz allegedly were paid a total of about $40,000 to divert at least 100 fraudulently obtained refund checks from a mail route in Flushing, Queens, authorities said. They surrendered to U.S. Postal Service agents on Wednesday.
Together with Fausto Bernard, 48, of Newark, Luis Pena, 43, of Yonkers, N.Y., and Wellington Feliz, 30, of the Bronx, they were brought in shackles before U.S. Magistrate Judge Madeline Cox Arleo in Newark and advised of their rights
Arleo ordered the release of Bernard and the two women on $50,000 unsecured bond each. At the government’s request, the judge detained Pena and Feliz pending a bail hearing at a later date.
Also charged with conspiracy were Bronx residents Raymundo Hernandez, 34, who is currently jailed on other charges, and Isaias Hernandez, 38, who remained at large.
According to the complaint, from December 2011 to April of this year the defendants took part in a classic tax refund scam, using personal identifying information, such as Social Security numbers and dates of birth, from unwitting individuals to steal more than $2 million from the government.
Using the stolen identities and falsified wage information, fraudulent 1040 tax return forms were filed to generate refund checks that were sent to addresses along the Flushing mail route controlled by the defendants.
Rivera agreed to intercept the checks and deliver them to Pena in exchange for about $400 per check, the complaint said.
In December 2011, Rivera enlisted Ortiz, who replaced her on the Flushing route when she had to take time off due to an injury. Ortiz agreed to accept $200 per check and over the next year delivered them to Rivera, who passed them on to Pena, the complaint said. Together, the two mail carriers intercepted at least 100 checks, authorities said.
The checks were cashed through bank accounts set up for newly-formed businesses incorporated by four of the other defendants in New Jersey and New York. The proceeds were then spent on various personal expenses, including gambling in Atlantic City and purchasing cars at auction, authorities said.
In one example cited in the complaint, 79 fraudulent refund checks totaling $570,550 were deposited over a four-month period beginning in late 2011 into the bank account of a Newark business registered by Feliz. At least 11 of those checks had been intercepted by Rivera and Ortiz and passed on to Pena, authorities said.
During the hearing, Assistant U.S. Attorney Rahul Agarwal advised the defendants of the charges and said they face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.
Bukie Adetula, an Irvington attorney appointed to represent Ortiz, said afterward that she had been suspended from her job.
Asked for comment on the charges, he said it was very early in the process and he would wait to see the specifics of the allegations.“We will then, of course, defend them accordingly.”
Stolen identity refund fraud is a common type of fraud committed against the federal government, resulting in losses to the treasury of more than $2 billion a year, authorities said.
so the counter clerk nutjob who stole one package from me gave me a break huh?
#100 Oct 15, 2014
THESE CRY BABIES WANT 75 YEARS GUARANTEED REITRMENET. so they better see the rise of technology and get retrained to get real jobs. wah wah wah wah and maybe if some of them would quit stealing mail and being whiners about their 'entitlement' to a job, they would move their azz and really work.
some counters clerks are quite insane
#101 Oct 28, 2014
unstasble counter clerks are very few. but there are some very unstsble ones. they look they are about to have a strike. they steal your mail and all sorts of things. very nuts. welfare is their option if they didn't work at the post office. hope they all close.
Since: Oct 14
#102 Oct 28, 2014
The supervisor Erick, or however he spells it, is totally a sexist jerk. Talk about wanting to go postal. If only it wasn't against the law. DARN!
#103 Nov 8, 2014
Forwarding nightmares! Recently we moved and Im now getting mail for a friend of mine that no longer lives with us. His mail used to come in C/O me but when I did the change of address I did not give his name nor his address. In fact I told the post office that he no longer gets his mail in C/O me and they they this BUT they keep sending me his mail. On top of that anything I write "Return to Sender" on still comes to me. Which is now messing up services for him because they keep getting his address wrong.... Another nightmare was when I moved away from an old room mate and I checked the box marked "Individual" but they also forwarded his mail to my new address. This almost ruined our friendship because kept blaming me until we both went to the post office and they confirmed it was their stupid mistake.... Years before that I remember I was dismayed to not get my mail for a few days and missed a check when a stupid mail woman thought I had moved simply because my window curtains were down (I had them in the wash but if she looked in the window she could clearly see my kitchen table and furniture). My check was sent back and it too forever to get back. Im so glad technology is taking over and programmers with higher IQs are now in charge rather than have the cave people at the PO handling our mail.
#104 Nov 14, 2014
how about clerks who steal your mail. just saying.
#105 Feb 1, 2015
if we are to let the USPS go out of business "Dianne", shouldn't we also do away with the U.S. Constitution which protects it?
#106 Feb 1, 2015
How about saying the same thing about American most unproductive Congress in recent U.S. history!?
#107 Feb 1, 2015
That's pretty good for somebody who can afford to not visit the Post Office "Postal". Not many people in this country can afford their own computers. So what are you going to do when an online sales tax is implemented!?
#108 May 27, 2015
REPLY; Yes I have heard all this and it is true. I pay most of my bills online, BUT I ship all the items I sell online and wholesale orders through USPS. I pay between 3,000 and 4,000 dollars a year to the Post Office, and there are alot of others who now use the Post office to ship. They are even less expensive than UPS on the larger packages or close and they have free pickup so I wonder at the problem, if it is really accurate. There are alot of sellers on the internet, more and more each year.
#109 May 27, 2015
I love my postman, he is terrific and so were the others before him. It is fabulous for me that I can make a living online and that they pick up my packages from me, even International ones so I can live rurally and not have to drive to town and stand in line, taking up their time, poluting and taking up my time and money for gas. <3
#110 May 28, 2015
hey tard jack. you still in postal union praying you dont lose your job..
fact, most people in the usa do have a computer.
you're the type of union moron who i pray gets fired
smh at idiot
#111 May 28, 2015
tell your boy to quit stealing mail who works at the counter. he's dumb and looks like he's ready for a stroke which i hope he does.
#112 Aug 27, 2015
Tommy mate at counter is quite rude and insane. Wanker bloke
#115 Sep 18, 2015
**MORE POSTAL COUNTER CLERKS THAT STEAL**
New Mexico USPS Window Clerk Gets Prison For Embezzling Over $80,000
Posted on August 23, 2011 by postal
ALBUQUERQUE (August 18, 2011)– This afternoon, a United States District Judge sentenced Yolanda Vallejos, a 48-year-old resident of Albuquerque, to a two-month term of imprisonment to be followed by three years of supervised release for her conviction for theft of federal government property. Vallejos also was ordered to pay $97,025.44 in restitution to the United States Postal Service (USPS), the victim of Vallejo’s’ criminal conduct. Vallejos is required to surrender to a federal correctional institution to be designated by the U.S. Bureau of Prisons within 60 days.
United States Attorney Kenneth J. Gonzales said that, on December 20, 2010, Vallejos plead guilty to an information charging her with embezzling money $80,710.73 from the USPS through the use of fraudulent money orders between December 2005 and August 2007. At the time, Vallejos was employed as a lead sales and service associate at the USPS Airport Station in Albuquerque.
In her plea agreement, Vallejos admitted that, from November 26, 2005 through August 14, 2007, she engaged in a pattern of entering into the USPS computer system fraudulent postal refunds to non-existent customers in order to reduce the amount of cash that had to be in her drawer. As a result of this unlawful conduct, Vallejos stole $16,314.71 in USPS funds from her cash drawer.
Vallejo’s further admitted that, from December 5, 2005 through August 14, 2007, she issuing at least 261 fraudulent USPS money orders with a value of $80,710.73 to herself or for her own use and benefit. Vallejos deposited many of the fraudulent money orders into her bank account, without paying for the money orders.
On August 14, 2007, the USPS placed Vallejos on emergency suspension, and she resigned her employment with the USPS on May 2009.
The case was investigated by the USPS, and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Cynthia L. Weisman.
#116 Sep 18, 2015
Louisiana Postal Clerk Charged With Stealing Over $114,000
Posted on November 5, 2010 by postal
MARY MADER, age 48, a resident of Harahan, LA, was charged today in a one-count bill of information with misappropriation of postal funds relating to the U. S. Postal Service, announced U.S. Attorney Jim Letten.
According to the bill of information, from approximately July 1, 2008 through July 14, 2010, while employed as a U. S. Postal Service employee, MADER converted to her own use, approximately $114,363.25 which came into her control during the performance of her duties.
If convicted, MADER faces a maximum term of imprisonment of ten (10) years, a $250,000.00 fine, and three (3) years of supervised release.
U. S. Attorney Letten reiterated that the bill of information is merely a charge and that the guilt of the defendant must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
The case was investigated by the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U. S. Attorney Sharan E. Lieberman
- See more at: http://www.postalreporternews.net/2010/11/05/...
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