Former Fitchburg Postal Worker Facing Five Years in Prison for Mail Theft

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WORCESTER – A former postal worker plead guilty in federal court in Worcester on Wednesday, March 13, to stealing mail that she was supposed to be delivering.

Stephanie Lacroix, 37, of Fitchburg, pleaded guilty to theft of mail by an employee of the United States Postal Service.

Sentencing is scheduled for July 17, 2019.

According to the District of Massachusetts’ U.S. Attorney’s Office, from June through August 2018, Lacroix, who worked as a mail carrier in Harvard, stole credit cards and gift cards from the mail that she was responsible for delivering. Lacroix used the cards to make purchases at local gas stations and department stores.

The charge of theft of mail by a postal service employee provides for a sentence of no greater than five years in prison, three years of supervised release and a fine of $250,000, or twice the gross gain or loss involved, whichever is greater.


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