Department of Justice announces charges for 3 postal workers for stealing mail

Postal Worker Charged with Stealing Mail

BOSTON – A U.S. Postal employee was arrested today and charged in connection with stealing mail on at least 21 occasions.

Angela Gomez, 40, of Lynn, was charged in a criminal complaint with theft of mail by an employee. Gomez made an initial appearance in federal court in Boston this afternoon.

According to charging documents, postal inspectors received information that customers in Lynn reported missing mail. For example, one USPS customer reported that an expected Lilly Pulitzer gift card never arrived in the mail. Further investigation revealed that USPS City Carrier Assistant Angela Gomez handled that particular customer’s route. Records indicated that the expected gift card was used in January 2020 for purchases delivered to Gomez’s then-home address and that the corresponding email address belonged to Gomez. Subsequent surveillance of Gomez during the performance of her duties revealed that she rifled through and stole mail on 21 separate occasions.  Read more

 

U.S. Postal Employee in Hartford Charged with Stealing Cash and Gift Cards from Letters

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, today announced that a federal grand jury in Hartford has returned an indictment charging NATHANIEL BONILLA, 31, of Bristol, with three counts of theft of mail by a postal employee.

Bonilla was arrested today. Following his arrest, he appeared via videoconference before U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas O. Farrish, entered a plea of not guilty, and was released on a $50,000 bond.

As alleged in the indictment, Bonilla, a mail processing clerk at the U.S. Postal Service’s Process and Distribution Center in Hartford, opened mail envelopes with a razor blade and removed cash and dozens of gift cards or prepaid debit cards for his own personal use.

If convicted, Bonilla faces a maximum term of imprisonment of five years on each count.  Read more

Postal Carrier Pleads Guilty To Stealing More Than 230 Pieces Of Mail

Jacksonville, Florida – Terrell Andre Mosely (40, Jacksonville) has pleaded guilty to theft of mail by a postal employee. Mosely faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison and payment of restitution to victims of his crime. A sentencing date has not yet been set. Read more


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