Former Postal Employee Pleads Guilty To Stealing Contents of Mail
Tampa, FL - United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announces that Gerald S. Rondeau (50, Tampa) today pleaded guilty to an Information charging him with theft of mail by a postal employee. Rondeau faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison.
According to the plea agreement, from at least June 2010 through June 2011, Rondeau was employed as a part-time flexible mail handler at the United States Postal Service Processing and Distribution Center (PDC) in Tampa, Florida. During that time, Rondeau opened numerous items of mail and removed cash from the envelopes. Over the course of approximately one year, Rondeau stole a total of $24,300 from the mail.
This case was investigated by the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Cherie L. Krigsman.