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Former Elizabeth Postal Employee Admits Stealing Credit Cards From Mail

By rlsmetro on
Elizabeth

A former Union County woman today admitted stealing credit cards sent through the mail while employed as a clerk at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) in Elizabeth, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

According to Acting U.S. Attorney Honig, Myriam Jimenez-Valentin, 33, now of Barbourville, Virginia, pleaded guilty to an information charging her with one count of theft of mail.

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

From April 1 to July 23, 2019, Jimenez, then a postal employee, admitted stealing credit cards addressed to third-party victims and mailed to addresses on postal routes in Elizabeth and Roselle Park that she provided to other individuals in exchange for offers of $100 per card. 

The fraudulent charges on the credit cards Jimenez stole totaled over $2,000.