A former contract driver for the USPS is implicated of opening and ruining mail containing cash.
The U.S. Attorney’s office says 23-year-old Dennis Tapscott has been charged with postponing mail. The Emporia Gazette reports that the crime is declared to have occurred in 2019 and 2020 in Lyon County and other counties.
If convicted, he faces up to a year in federal prison and a fine approximately $100,000. The U.S. Postal Service Inspection Service investigated.