A former mail carrier in Florida has pleaded guilty to stealing cash and gift cards from his delivery route.

Brooksville Woman Pleads Guilty To Stealing Mail From Crystal River Route

A former mail carrier in Florida has pleaded guilty to stealing cash and gift cards from his delivery route.

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – Aleia Deborah Green, 20, Brooksville, pleaded guilty today to possession of stolen mail that she took from her route.

Green faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set. Green had been indicted on February 15, 2022.

According to court records, Green worked as a contract mail carrier for the United States Postal Service (USPS) delivering mail for the Crystal River Post Office.

On October 13, 2021, the USPS – Office of Inspector General (OIG) received complaints of mail theft from Green’s route. On October 19, 2021, special agents from the USPS OIG conducted surveillance at a neighborhood cluster box on Green’s route.

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The agents put a piece of mail containing United States currency in the outgoing mail, and within an hour-and-a-half, Green had opened the mail and taken the money.

When confronted by the agents, Green admitted to opening the mail and taking the money.

Green advised that she has been opening mail along her route since August 2021, and that she had opened approximately 100 pieces of mail.

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