The Justice Department is investigating Postmaster General Louis DeJoy over political fundraising activity at his former business, a DeJoy spokesman said Thursday.
The owner of an Owings Mills-based mail marketer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for forging forms that allowed him to send more than $1.6 million in bulk mail without paying postage. According to federal prosecutors, the man, Michael Scudder, 32, of Reisterstown, owned Precision Solutions, Inc., which brought its mail to a […]
The U.S. Postal Service lost $2 billion this spring despite increasing its volume and charging consumers more money to send mail, officials said Monday.
A Glen Burnie man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to stealing over 2,000 aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service. Roland Michael Muir, 57, admitted in his plea agreement, entered in U.S. District Court in Baltimore, that he and another man used his employer’s truck and then a rental truck to take the mail carts from […]
Prosecutors say a federal grand jury has indicted two Maryland men on charges of stealing $2.2 million worth of aluminum carts from the U.S. Postal Service.
The U.S. Postal Service reported a $1.9 billion loss for the first quarter and pleaded again Friday for reforms to its troubled financial system.
The U.S. Postal Service said Friday it lost $5 billion over the past year, and postal officials again urged Congress to pass legislation to help the beleaguered agency solve its financial woes.
WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Thursday the Postal Service had no choice but to ask for an emergency rate hike given the agency’s dire finances. One day after his cash-strapped agency proposed raising the first-class stamp price to 49 cents, Donohoe urged swift action by Congress to overhaul the Postal Service and fix […]
WASHINGTON — It soon could cost 49 cents to mail a letter. The postal Board of Governors said Wednesday it wants to raise the price of a first-class stamp by 3 cents, citing the agency’s “precarious financial condition” and the uncertain prospects for postal overhaul legislation in Congress. “Of the options currently available to the […]
WASHINGTON — Allowing the Postal Service to deliver beer, wine and spirits is high on his wish list for raising cash for his financially ailing agency, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Thursday. In an interview with The Associated Press, Donahoe also endorsed ending most door-to-door and Saturday mail deliveries as cost-saving measures for his agency, […]
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A U.S. Postal Service official has pleaded guilty to accepting at least $40,000 in bribes in exchange for helping a Maryland company receive $6 million in contracts. Forty-seven-year-old Gene Quarles of Spotsylvania pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Alexandria to bribery of a public official and faces up to 15 years […]
WASHINGTON — The struggling U.S. Postal Service has reported a record annual loss of $15.9 billion, capping a tumultuous year in which it was forced to default for the first time on billions in payments to avert bankruptcy. The financial losses for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30 followed a $5.1 billion loss in the […]