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Broken Arrow Woman Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement Of Mail By Postal Employee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 20, 2014

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that MEGAN LEE McMAHAN, age 37, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Embezzlement Of Mail By Postal Employee, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1709.

Charges arose from an investigation by the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General. The defendant was indicted in November, 2013.

The Indictment alleged that on or about July 24, 2013, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, a United States Postal Service employee, did willfully, knowingly and unlawfully embezzle a package entrusted to her while performing her assigned duties as an employee of the United States Postal Service.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report. Sentencing will be scheduled following its completion. The defendant will remain on bond pending sentencing.

The statutory range of punishment is up to 5 years imprisonment and/or up to a $250,000 fine.

Assistant United States Attorney Chris Wilson represented the United States.

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