NYC Mailman Accused Of Stealing More Than $1M In Tax Refunds In Years-Long Scheme

NYC Mailman Accused Of Stealing More Than $1M In Tax Refunds In Years-Long Scheme

Is there some kind of greedy bug sweeping through the New York City mail system? Okay, probably not, but for the second time in two months a postal employee has been charged by federal prosecutors with taking part in a scheme to pad their own pockets. The most recent case involves a mail carrier who allegedly stole more than $1 million in tax refunds. [More]

He looks kind of sheepish, eh? (KCRG-TV)

Neighborhood Residents Can’t Get Mail Delivered Because Of One Chihuahua

In the latest round of that ancient fight between man and beast that is the tense relationship mail carriers have with residents’ dogs, a Chihuahua (to be fair, a Chihuahua mix) is effectively holding one neighborhood hostage. The United States Postal Service says the local mail carrier can’t deliver mail to a block in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, because the little dog’s reign of terror makes it impossible to do so. [More]

Reminder: Do Not Attack The Mail Carrier If The Check You’re Expecting Hasn’t Arrived Yet

Reminder: Do Not Attack The Mail Carrier If The Check You’re Expecting Hasn’t Arrived Yet

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Just because the mail carrier is the one who brings you your mail, he or she is not the one sending it. So if you haven’t gotten a check you’ve been expecting, attacking the mailman isn’t going to bring it to you any faster. It just isn’t. [More]