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Release* ††† ††††††Date: February 23, 2010
††††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* ††† ††††††Date: February 23, 2010
Ex-postal worker jailed on identity theft count
County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan today announced that a former mail carrier has
been sentenced to serve 180 days at the
Jennifer James (DOB 12/17/65) of Howard Street, New Brunswick, also was placed on probation for five years and was told to repay the victimís bank, which covered the individualís losses.
was sentenced in
The plea agreement was reached following negotiations with Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor Manuel Sameiro.
James was arrested and charged following an investigation by New Brunswick Police Officer William Contreras, who determined the defendant took the ATM card from one of the residents on her route.
The investigation further determined James used the card to make cash withdrawals at various ATMs between April 2, and April 7, 2009.
James, who had worked as a mail carrier for 15 years, subsequently was dismissed from her job.