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Postal Employee Gets Probation with Community Confinement for Mail Theft

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

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to five years of probation and six months community confinement on his conviction of theft of mail matter by postal service employee, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on Frank J. Rysz, 49, of Latrobe, Pa..

According to the information presented to the court, Rysz engaged in the theft of three first class letters and their valuable contents from the U.S. mails. Rysz also took one advertisement from the U.S. mails.

Assistant United States Attorney Paul E. Hull prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the U.S. Postal Service-Office of Inspector General for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Frank J. Rysz.

Updated February 4, 2016