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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 22, 2014

Fresno Man Sentenced For Possession Of Stolen Mail

FRESNO, Calif. — United States District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill sentenced Bee Yang, 31, of Fresno, today to 20 months in prison for unlawful possession of stolen mail, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

According to court documents, on January 5, 2012, Yang was in possession of stolen mail that included stolen checks totaling approximately $36,000 from at least 250 victims. Additionally, Yang was also in possession of items used to steal mail and chemicals that could be used to erase previously written checks so that the payee and amount of a check could be rewritten.

This case was the product of an investigation by the United States Postal Inspection Service. Assistant United States Attorney Patrick R. Delahunty prosecuted the case.

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Docket #: 1:13-cr-410 LJO
Updated April 8, 2015