Postal worker steals credit cards for shopping spree at fast-food restaurants, liquor stores: DA

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MINEOLA, N.Y. (PIX11) -- A U.S. postal worker was arrested on charges of stealing credit cards to go on a shopping spree.

Yvonne Jamison, of Brooklyn, who works for the Freeport branch, is accused of stealing seven credit cards from six people to make purchases at fast-food restaurants, convenience stores, gas stations, pharmacies and liquor stores.

Jamison allegedly made a total of 83 purchases between Sept. 1 and Nov. 19, 2013 – 49 of which took place in Nassau County between Oct. 4 and Nov. 18, 2013, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said.

Yvonne Jamison was arrested after allegedly stealing credit cards to go on personal shopping sprees. (Nassau County DA)

Yvonne Jamison was arrested after allegedly stealing credit cards to go on personal shopping sprees. (Nassau County DA)

The total value of goods and services purchased was $4,638.74, of which $1,779 is attributed to Nassau County. Purchases ranged from $4.62 to $187.42. It has not been confirmed that all the purchases outside of Nassau County were made by Jamison.

Jamison was charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument, grand larceny and identity theft. She faces a maximum sentence of two-and-two-thirds to seven years in prison.

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