CHICAGO (AP) — A former UPS Inc. worker accused of rerouting mail meant for the shipping company’s Atlanta headquarters to his small Chicago apartment has pleaded guilty to mail fraud.
Dushaun Henderson-Spruce entered into a plea agreement Tuesday in federal court. The agreement calls for the repayment of the nearly $59,000 he admitted stealing from mail intended for the company.READ MORE: Woman Pistol-Whipped On CTA Blue Line Train In Bucktown
Henderson-Spruce was accused of submitting a U.S. Postal Service form in October 2017 to change the address of the company’s headquarters from Atlanta to his one-bedroom garden apartment.
Court records allege a UPS security coordinator discovered the change and postal inspectors retrieved about 3,000 pieces of mail from the apartment.READ MORE: UIC Researchers Receive $6M For COVID-19 Treatment To Help Keep People Off Ventilators
The charges alleged more than 10 checks addressed to UPS were deposited into Henderson-Spruce’s account.
Henderson-Spruce is scheduled to be sentenced March 22.MORE NEWS: Gov. JB Pritzker Issues New Mask Mandate For Illinois Schools, Some State Employees As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Climb
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