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Herman Woman Pleads Guilty to Fraudulently Issuing Postal Money Orders

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maine

Bangor, Maine: Acting United States Attorney Richard W. Murphy announced that Allison Pluard, 30, of Herman, Maine, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to fraudulently issuing postal money orders.

Court records reveal that Pluard was employed at C&K Variety, a Contract Postal Unit (CPU) in Hermon. Between September and November 2016, she purchased low-denomination postal money orders from the CPU, but fraudulently imprinted them for up to $1,000. When confronted by inspectors, she confessed. The loss exceeds $4,200.

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

The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.


Jim Moore
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Updated May 9, 2017