Postal Service employees arrested for tampering with letters, packages 

WHO: U.S. Postal Service

WHAT: In a report to Congress, the Postal Service’s inspector general reported 453 arrests stemming from 1,190 investigations of mail tampering.

WHY IT’S AN OUTRAGE: Some of the arrestees were Postal Service employees, including a letter carrier in Georgia who admitted dumping more than 600 pieces of mail into a dumpster. All he got was 12 months of probation, a $500 fine and an order to reimburse Netflix $182 for the DVDs he trashed.

WHERE TO VENT: Call Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe at (800) 275-8777.

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