Mail carriers indicted on mail fraud

MADISON, AL (WAFF) - A federal grand jury indicted two U.S. Postal Service employees for delaying and stealing mail.

Jennifer Nicole Hayes of Madison and Annie Melissa Henderson of Leeds were indicted in the case.

The indictment against Hayes and Henderson stated that while employed as mail carriers, they delayed mail meant for delivery and embezzled letters containing gift cards.

The maximum penalty for both delay and theft of mail is five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

The indictment is only charges against the women. They are considered innocent until a trial proves otherwise.

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