Brooklyn USPS worker and boyfriend arrested for stealing $3 million worth of money orders

A Brooklyn postal worker and her boyfriend were charged with stealing more than $3 million worth of blank money orders that disappeared in February, federal prosecutors said.

Jaleesa Wallace, 30, who worked for the Utica Ave. branch of the postal service in Crown Heights, was arrested Tuesday along with her boyfriend and alleged co-conspirator. She was charged with filching the lucrative items from the USPS.

The branch manager of the Utica office alerted federal authorities after 10,000 blank postal money orders that arrived at the branch Feb. 13 never got entered in the system.


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It’s people like her that gives us a black eye to the public.
I’ll bet she get a slap on the hand and probation then ordered to pay the millions of dollars back at the rate of $75/mo.