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.