ALBANY, NEW YORK – Eunice Ting, age 68, of Watervliet, New York, was arraigned today on an indictment charging theft of government property and making a false statement to obtain benefits from the United States Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs.
The announcement was made by United States Attorney Carla B. Freedman and Special Agent in Charge Matthew Modafferi, United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General (USPS-OIG), Northeast Area Field Office.
The charges in the indictment are merely accusations. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
Ting faces up to 10 years in prison, a fine of up to $250,000, and a term of supervised release of up to 3 years. A defendant’s sentence is imposed by a judge based on the particular statute the defendant is charged with violating, the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other factors.
Ting was arraigned today in Albany, before United States Magistrate Judge Christian F. Hummel. She was ordered released pending a trial to be scheduled before Senior United States District Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr.
This case is being investigated by USPS-OIG and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Alexander Wentworth-Ping.