A Hammond resident
has been sentenced to three years of probation after pleading guilty to
making false statements to the U.S. Postal Service, the U.S. Attorney’s
Office for the Northern District of Indiana said.
Davis-Pope, 39, was sentenced last week.
documents filed in this case, Pope admitted that she submitted on-line
employment applications to the United States Postal Service,” the U.S.
Attorney’s Office said. “In each application, she made a false statement or
representation by either using a false name, false date of birth, false
Social Security number, or by failing to disclose that she had prior felony
convictions. She submitted the false applications in order to pass the
pre-employment background check.”
“In all, she
submitted over 50 on-line employment applications to the United States
Postal Service between July 2010 and February 2011 for employment in
Northwest Indiana, Illinois, and Alabama,” the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
The case was
investigated by the U.S. Postal Service’s Office of the Inspector General.