Nearly a decade since its rollout, the Flats Sequencing System (FSS) — the football-field sized sorting machines for flats mail — is still falling short of expectations. At its inception, stakeholders were optimistic FSS would improve productivity and reduce the U.S. Postal Service’s costs for...Read More
Misconduct includes Postal Service employees’ misuse of Postal Service computers, destruction or theft of Postal Service property, falsification of official documents and forgery, theft of funds, abuse of authority, sabotage of operations, narcotics use or sale of drugs while on duty, and alcohol abuse.
During fiscal year 2017, OIG special agents completed 705 official misconduct investigations, resulting in 48 arrests, 29 indictments/informations, 30 convictions, 571 administrative actions, and $91,049 in recovered funds for the Postal Service.