Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Oregon Postal Worker Pleads Guilty In $156K Embezzlement Case

June Marie Newburn, 50, of Joseph, Oregon, pleaded guilty yesterday to embezzling $156,462.59 from the US Postal Service in Bend, Oregon, where she had been employed for 23 years. According to prosecutors, Newburn stole money orders, cash and other property for her own use, between October 31, 2005 and July 1, 2007. Specifically, Newburn plead guilty to one count of theft of government property and faces up to 10 years in prison, plus a fine and restitution.

Read the story here and here.

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