(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.

Comments (5)
  1. matt says:

    Sentence her longer. People need to be taught a lesson. I am tired of all the murders and theft activity.

  2. Dee Dee says:

    wow.. if I had just a few of her paychecks I’d be caught up on my bills.. and SHE is STEALING???

  3. Whahaha says:

    Stealing gifts? Auntie Scrooge is back!

  4. Oh, SNAP says:

    Give me a break… she should get 5 years for being selfish and rummaging through private mail, and 5 more for stealing from the citizens of Forest Lake.

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