Glover becomes Newark’s 35th postmaster, first black woman to hold position

Glover becomes Newark’s 35th postmaster, first black woman to hold position

NEWARK, NJ — Silvia Glover has been officially sworn in to the highest-level postmaster position in the state of New Jersey, with retail and delivery oversight of the city of Newark. At a June 2 ceremony at 2 Federal Square in Newark, Glover became responsible for overseeing more than 500 postal employees working at 12 […]

Former USPS employee admits to unemployment insurance benefits fraud

NEWARK, NJ — A former U.S. Postal Service employee from Newark has admitted that he fraudulently obtained unemployment insurance benefits, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced May 9. Khaori Monroe, 29, of Newark, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Julien X. Neals on May 9 to an information charging him with one count […]

Former postal employee from Irvington admits to fraud

NEWARK, NJ — A former U.S. Postal Service USPS employee admitted that he conspired to fraudulently obtain unemployment insurance benefits, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced April 14. Ross Clayton, 31, of Irvington, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Julien X. Neals to an information charging him with conspiring to commit wire fraud. […]

Newark man pleads guilty to stealing credit cards from mail

NEWARK, NJ — Hakir Brown, 27, Newark, has admitted to scheming with at least one U.S. Postal Serviceemployee and others to steal credit cards from the mail and use the stolen cards for hundreds of thousands of dollars of retail and online purchases, First Assistant U.S. Attorney Vikas Khanna announced Feb. 25. He pleaded guilty […]

Postal employee from East Orange arrested for mail theft

NEWARK, NJ — A U.S. Postal Service employee has been arrested for stealing mail, including stealing credit cards and stimulus checks from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Dec. 2. Parrish Brookins, 29, of East Orange, is charged by complaint with one count of mail theft by a […]

Newark man sentenced to prison for stealing mail, bank fraud

NEWARK, NJ — Tashon Ragan, 21, of Newark, was sentenced Oct. 7 to 33 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to steal checkbooks and credit cards from the postal system, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Ragan, aka “Ta,” previously pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton […]

South Orange man sentenced to 21 months in prison for fraud

NEWARK, NJ — Alexander Varice, 27, of South Orange, was sentenced Oct. 5 to 21 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to defraud two banks out of more than $250,000 using stolen credit cards and blank checks, acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Varice’s conspirators, Allen Varice, 25, of East Orange; […]

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