Former postal worker from Angola pleads guilty to stealing mail

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A former postal employee from Angola has pleaded guilty to stealing mail. 

Thomas Cyphert, 65, pleaded guilty in federal court to theft of mail matter by a postal employee. 

According to the assistant U.S. attorney handling the case, employees at the Hamburg post office spotted undelivered mail in Cyphert’s personal vehicle in October, while he was employed as a postal carrier. 

Investigators found 14 tubs of undelivered mail in the vehicle. 

A search of Cyphert’s home yielded an additional 27 tubs of undelivered mail. 

He faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine when he’s sentenced March 11. 

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