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Date: 04-22-2021

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United States of America v. Mellony Hafford

Case Number: 1:21-cr-00034-LEW


Court: United States District Court for the District of Bangor (Penobscot County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: United States District Attorney’s Office

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Description: Bangor, Maine theft of money orders charge criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Mellony Hafford, 37, who stole multiple money order forms while working as an employee of the U.S. Postal Service. Hafford falsified several of the money order forms to conceal other fraudulent money orders she made out to herself, and to conceal her theft of cash that had been received in sales at the post office.

Hafford faces up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. She also faces up to three years of supervised release. She will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The U.S. Postal Service Office of the Inspector General and the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) investigated this case. TIGTA’s involvement in the investigation was supervised by William Kalb, Special Agent in Charge, North East Field Division.


Outcome: 04/15/2021 Case unsealed as to MELLONY HAFFORD (meh) (Entered: 04/15/2021)
04/15/2021 11 ORAL WAIVER OF INDICTMENT by MELLONY HAFFORD (meh) (Entered: 04/15/2021)
04/15/2021 12 Minute Entry for proceedings held before JUDGE LANCE E. WALKER: The defendant waived her right to be physically present for the hearing and agreed to proceed by video. Guilty Plea entered as to MELLONY HAFFORD (1) Count 1; Plea accepted on Count 1.(), Oral Waiver of Indictment and Arraignment held as to MELLONY HAFFORD (1) Count 1 (Court Reporter: Julie Edgecomb) (meh) (Entered: 04/15/2021)
04/15/2021 14 ORDER approving 13 Financial Affidavit as to MELLONY HAFFORD (1) By JUDGE LANCE E. WALKER. (meh) (Entered: 04/15/2021)
04/15/2021 15 Appearance Bond ( Personal Recognizance Bond ) as to MELLONY HAFFORD. (meh) (Entered: 04/15/2021)
04/15/2021 16 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to MELLONY HAFFORD. By JUDGE LANCE E. WALKER. (meh) (Entered: 04/15/2021)

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