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USPIS - Beware of Fake USPS Emails

USPIS – Beware of Fake USPS Emails

If you ever receive an email about a package delivery or unpaid online postage charges, be careful. Some postal customers are receiving bogus emails featuring the subject line, “Delivery Failure Notification.” ...
Man gunned down after answering knock at door by attacker dressed as a postal worker

Man gunned down after answering knock at door by attacker dressed as a postal worker

A man was fatally shot when he opened the door to his Queens home — and surveillance footage shows his attacker was dressed as a postal worker, police and witnesses said ...
Interagency Competition Seeks to Thwart Opioid Trafficking Through the Mail

Interagency Competition Seeks to Thwart Opioid Trafficking Through the Mail

The Opioid Detection Challenge is headed by the Homeland Security Department’s Science and Technology Directorate, in collaboration with Customs and Border Protection, the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service ...
Mail truck catches fire near gas pumps in North Haven, CT

Mail truck catches fire near gas pumps in North Haven, CT

NORTH HAVEN — Mail was damaged when a Postal Service truck went up in flames at a gas station on Route ...
Man hit by mail truck, critically injured in Avon Park

Man hit by mail truck, critically injured in Avon Park

AVON PARK, Fla. (WFLA) – A man was critically injured when he was hit by a mail truck in Highlands County on Wednesday ...
Letter carrier that stole mail from collection boxes is currently a fugitive

Letter carrier that stole mail from collection boxes is currently a fugitive

Case Description:  On or about January 2018 through April 2018, in the District of Colorado, defendant Younger, a United States Postal Letter Carrier, stole mail pieces from several postal collection boxes ...
New Chief Postal inspector appointed

New Chief Postal inspector appointed

Gary Barksdale has been named the Postal Inspection Service’s chief inspector, effective March 2 ...
Former Manager of North Kenner Post Office Pleads Guilty To Stealing More Than $630,000 in Postal Stamps

Former Manager of North Kenner Post Office Pleads Guilty To Stealing More Than $630,000 in Postal Stamps

NEW ORLEANS – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced today that RYAN S. CORTEZ, age 46, of Des Allemands, Louisiana, entered a plea of guilty Friday, February 22, 2019 to Misappropriation of Postal Funds, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1711 ...
Man Pleads Guilty To Murdering Postal Worker in Fit of Road Rage

Man Pleads Guilty To Murdering Postal Worker in Fit of Road Rage

A Los Angeles man today pleaded guilty to murdering a postal worker during a road rage incident in Dallas last February, announced U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox ...
Postal worker allegedly runs over two coworkers in NJ after argument

Postal worker allegedly runs over two coworkers in NJ after argument

KEARNY, NJ — A postal worker allegedly ran over two coworkers after a dispute in Kearny, police said Wednesday ...
Police: Man threatens postal employee with knife

Police: Man threatens postal employee with knife

UPPER DARBY — An Upper Darby man went postal on his letter carrier by threatening to stab him for not properly delivering his mail, authorities said ...
USPS OIG: Advertising Effectiveness and Age

USPS OIG: Advertising Effectiveness and Age

Results of our study showed that regardless of age, physical ads were more effective than digital in leaving a lasting impression ...
Update on suspicious package found in Lyncourt: Radiological levels ‘were not hazardous'

Update on suspicious package found in Lyncourt: Radiological levels ‘were not hazardous’

LYNCOURT, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - The suspicious package found in Lyncourt on Monday night was determined to be a vial of uranium with radiological levels that were not hazardous ...
Owner of pitbull that attacked postal worker defends pet

Owner of pitbull that attacked postal worker defends pet

TROY, Mich. (FOX 2) - The owner of the dog that attacked a postal service worker last Friday defended his pet on Monday ...
Mail-themed library book returned after 73 years

Mail-themed library book returned after 73 years

After being 73 years overdue, a children’s library book explaining how mail makes its way around the world recently completed its own international journey ...
USPS requests information for autonomous vehicle tech for mail delivery

USPS requests information for autonomous vehicle tech for mail delivery

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will deter autonomous vehicles from helping letter carriers swiftly complete their rounds -- at least that's what the U.S. Postal Service is hoping ...
Postal connected ‘Green Book’ movie wins three Oscars

Postal connected ‘Green Book’ movie wins three Oscars

‘Green Book’ wins. “Green Book,” the film inspired by a postal-connected travel guide for African-Americans, won three Oscars at this week’s Academy Awards ceremony ...
Postal Workers behaving badly

Postal Workers behaving badly

So many articles about postal workers behaving badly that I am putting them all in one post ...
U.S. Postal Service to Dedicate Star Ribbon Forever Stamp

U.S. Postal Service to Dedicate Star Ribbon Forever Stamp

The Postal Service is issuing a Star Ribbon Forever stamp. The stamp features a digital illustration of a star made from a single red, white and blue ribbon. The stamp will be sold in coils of 3,000 and 10,000 and in panes of 20 ...
Tennessee Postmaster in custody following manhunt after fatal hit-and-run that killed cop

Tennessee Postmaster in custody following manhunt after fatal hit-and-run that killed cop

A Tennessee woman accused of killing a police officer in a hit-and-run crash turned herself in just hours after she was placed on the FBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted list ...
Forget the Last Mile, Amazon.com Now Wants to Own the First Mile, Too

Forget the Last Mile, Amazon.com Now Wants to Own the First Mile, Too

Amazon.com changed the retail landscape with its obsessive focus on delivering products from its distribution centers to the customer's doorstep as quickly and efficiently as possible. Amazon Prime's two-day delivery guarantee became the most visible element in the battle for the last mile of the supply chain ...
Ex-postal worker admits taking bribes to steal credit cards

Ex-postal worker admits taking bribes to steal credit cards

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former postal worker has admitted she accepted cash to steal envelopes containing credit cards ...
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