Sunday, June 30, 2013

Third party companies charging for unnecessary “change of address” services

Fake USPS change of address sites target Texas consumers

"... With many people moving during the downtime of summer months, scammers are exploiting this confusing time offering unnecessary “change of address” services. Third party companies claiming to ..."   


Wednesday, June 26, 2013

USPS wants more vehicles but fewer mail processing facilities

Does USPS Need $624 Million for New Cars?

"... The request to buy 24,000 new vehicles would mark a nearly 20,000 percent increase over vehicles expenditures in 2013 ..."   

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Postal Inspectors bust Birmingham, Alabama synthetic marijuana operation

Dragnet from Ala. synthetic pot bust reaches Ga.

"... BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — US Postal Inspectors and agents from the Alabama ABC Drug Task Force swarmed a squalid efficiency apartment on the edge of the University of Alabama-Birmingham campus last week ..."   

Monday, June 17, 2013

Mail delays begin after USPS mail processing facility closures and consolidations; Post Office unaware of issues

Some notice delays following Salem mail processing center closure

"... Peter Hass, spokesman for the US Postal Service, is in Phoenix, Ariz. He said that no issues about Salem delivery have been brought to his attention. ..."