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Philadelphia-area men charged with stealing, washing checks from USPS mailboxes
PHILADELPHIA - An alleged mail fraud scheme could mean prison time and $1-million-fines for three men from the Philadelphia area.
Naod Tsegay, 22, of Collingdale; Fode Bangoura, 20, of Philadelphia; and Zyier Williams, 19, of Philadelphia, are charged with bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, possession of stolen United States Postal Service keys and possession of stolen mail.
All three men stole or attempted to steal more than $200,000 by fraudulently altering and depositing personal and business checks stolen from USPS mailboxes, according to the U.S. District Attorney's Office.