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USPS Employee Took Bribes to Protect Shipments of Weed

In March of this year a drug dealer in Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty to bribery of a USPS employee and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. The USPS employee was a 27-year-old woman named Briana Fugate. On August 25, Assistant U.S. Attorney Wei Xiang announced the conviction and sentencing of the former USPS employee. U.S. District Judge Lawrence ... Read More »

USPS Supervisors Indicted for Stealing Marijuana Shipments

A recent federal indictment charged three U.S. Postal employees for stealing packages of marijuana from the mail stream. According to the indictment, the three USPS employees stole the packages for resale. They then sold the packages to a fourth conspirator who sold the marijuana throughout Ohio. The Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, David A. Sierleja, said ... Read More »

USPS Employee Helped Dealers Ship Cocaine

In July 2016, seven men pleaded guilty violating federal narcotics and money laundering laws. Another man pleaded guilty shortly afterwards as part of the same indictment. That indictment accused former United States postmaster Joseph Borrelli of the same crimes. On April 7, 2017, United States District Judge Arthur Schwab sentenced the ex-USPS employee to four years imprisonment for conspiracy to ... Read More »

Another Group Arrested After USPS Catches Meth Package

Akron, Ohio, left the DeepDotWeb front page only a two months ago for a Fentanyl drug crime. But the city name recently surfaced on other parts of it the internet for a new set of drug crimes. One example took the form of a grand jury indictment that included 49 names and methamphetamine trafficking in and out of Akron. The ... Read More »

Drug Trafficker Pleads Guilty to Bribing a USPS Employee

Rudolph Dwight Hanchard, a 39-year-old in Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty to a crime involving bribery, marijuana, and the USPS. U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo heard the entire case against Hanchard and noted that the defendant faced 15 years in prison, if convicted. Additionally, Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. wrote that Hanchard faced a maximum fine of ... Read More »

Arkansas Duo Received Meth Via USPS, Explained Everything to the Police After Arrest

On Wednesday, December 14, Judge Timothy L. Brooks sentenced two Arkansas locals for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine. US Attorney Kenneth Elser announced that Allen Dwight Gailliot and Leslie Erin Curtis received 151 months and 121 months in federal prison, respectively. DEA officer Christopher Kevin Sears filed a criminal complaint against the duo in early 2016. According to the criminal complaint(s), ... Read More »

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Authorities Push Legislation That Aims To End The Shipping Of Drugs Via USPS

In September, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman delivered remarks on the Senate floor, highlighting his legislation to stop opioid trafficking. Following mass overdoses on fentanyl and carfentanil, lawmakers are racing to combat what has been described as an epidemic. Portman’s legislation, the Synthetics Trafficking & Overdose Prevention (STOP) Act, focuses on making trafficking via USPS more difficult. “It [carfentanil] comes from ... Read More »