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Post Office Drug Ring Charged

Associated Press

Federal prosecutors charged 29 current and former postal workers today with dealing cocaine and crack in and around the main U.S. post offices in Brooklyn and Jamaica, Queens.

In a yearlong investigation, undercover agents secretly taped the government employees as they made drug deals in amounts ranging from $20 to $2,000. The government alleged that the workers, some with as many as 20 years on the job, sold drugs while on duty as postal clerks, carriers and mail handlers.


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