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Former Gulfport Woman Pleads Guilty to Mail Theft Conspiracy

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

Gulfport, Miss. – Sabrina Nicole Cooper, a/k/a Sabrina Cooper Morrison a/k/a Sabrina Nicole Morrison a/k/a Niki Morrison, 37, formerly of Gulfport, pled guilty today before U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden, to conspiring to commit theft of mail, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Chris Cave with the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General, Southern Area Field Office.

From September 2016 through March 2017, in Harrison and Hancock Counties, Cooper and co-conspirators stole mail from victims’ residences and mail boxes in the Gulfport and Bay St. Louis areas. Cooper and her co-conspirators cashed checks from the stolen mail matter and made mobile deposits with stolen checks into a bank account controlled by a co-conspirator. 

Sabrina Nicole Cooper will be sentenced by Judge Ozerden on January 7, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. in Gulfport.  She faces a maximum penalty of 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

The case was investigated by the United States Postal Inspection Service.  It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrea Jones.                      

Updated October 8, 2020