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Postal worker accused of stealing mail in Clinton Township

Posted: 4:27 AM, Feb 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-22 04:27:39-05
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CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) — A postal worker admitted to stealing mail assigned to her postal route in Clinton Township, according to federal investigators.

On Dec. 12, a postal service customer in Clinton Township said they did not receive their $100 Kohl's gift card expected in the mail. Investigators say the gift card was redeemed at a Kohl's store in Troy, with a debit card belonging to Latasha Lopez.

Investigators say Lopez is a processing clerk with the Postal Service.

Lopez admitted to the theft of the gift card and also admitted that for one month, she stole the contents of mail assigned to her for processing.