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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 18, 2014

Augusta Man Pleads Guilty to Mail and Postal Money Order Theft Charges

Contact: F. Todd Lowell
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Bangor, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Jason
K. Stockmar, 28, of Augusta, Maine, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to stealing mail and
postal money orders while employed by the United States Postal Service (USPS).

According to court documents, Stockmar was hired by the USPS in 2011. He was the
Postmaster Relief of the East Vassalboro, Maine Post Office when he stole about 25 to 30 pieces
of customer mail between about December 1, 2012, and April 21, 2013. Stockmar took cash,
checks, and gift cards from that mail. He also took 20 blank postal money orders from a safe in
the East Vassalboro Post Office.

Stockmar faces a sentence of up to 5 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. He
will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation
Office.

The case was investigated by the USPS Office of the Inspector General.

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Updated January 26, 2015