CHICAGO (AP) — A former UPS worker has been charged in a scam that rerouted mail meant for the company’s headquarters to his Chicago apartment.
The Chicago Tribune reports that 24-year-old Dushaun Henderson-Spruce was charged in a criminal complaint with mail theft and fraud.READ MORE: Pasco, First FL County To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines Via Walgreens
The charges say Henderson-Spruce submitted a form on Oct. 26 to change the address of the company’s headquarters from Atlanta, Georgia, to his one-bedroom garden apartment.READ MORE: Board Of Health To Transition Appointments To New State System
Court records say a UPS security coordinator discovered the change Jan. 16 and postal inspectors retrieved about 3,000 pieces of mail from the apartment.
The charges say more than 10 checks addressed to UPS totaling more than $58,000 were deposited into Henderson-Spruce’s account.MORE NEWS: Atlanta Area Women Charged With Stealing Millions Of Dollars From The Paycheck Protection Program
Henderson-Spruce has previously said it was a mix-up and his identity may have been stolen.