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Fmr. Postal Worker Accused Of Stealing Cash, Gift Cards

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(WCCO) — A former United States Postal Service employee has been indicted for allegedly stealing cash and gift cards from the mail over a 10-month period, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

Christina M. Steiner, 35, of Forest Lake was charged with one count of theft of mail by a postal employee.

From December 2009 to Sept. 18, 2010, Steiner allegedly stole $600 to $800 in cash and gift cards from the mail when she worked as an employee of the Forest Lake Post Office.

Steiner is no longer employed by the U.S. Postal Service.

If convicted, Steiner faces a potential maximum penalty of five years in prison.

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