A postal worker in Brooklyn who was "overwhelmed" by his job was charged with violating federal law after 17,000 undeliverable posts had been found in his car, home, and study
Aleksey Germash, of Brooklyn Live worked for the city's Dyker Heights Post Office, is quoted in a lawsuit saying "he was overwhelmed by the amount of mail he needed to deliver" but "made sure to deliver the important mail," CNN reports.
The viewer spotted several mailbags full of letters in a Nissan Pathfinder parked in Brooklyn and alerted authorities, according to CNN. The car was traced back to Germash, who confirmed that it belonged to him.
Authorities continued to search his personal property, finding about 1
In 2014, another Brooklyn Postal Worker was arrested for stealing 40,000 mail pieces, but charges were later dropped.