Charges are forthcoming, I assume.  The article doesn’t say.  From MyFoxAtlanta:

Postal Worker Accused of Identity Theft

Reported By: Denise Dillon | Edited By: Leigha Baugham

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. (MYFOX ATLANTA) – A woman was in jail Tuesday, after Douglas County investigators said the assumed someone else’s identity, gained U.S. citizenship illegally and stole mail.

Douglas County authorities said the case had so many twists and turns it was hard to keep up with it. The U.S. Postal Service, the U.S. Attorneys Office, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement as well as local jurisdictions are now all looking into the case and the victims.

Investigators said the woman concocted an elaborate identity theft scheme that all started when she illegally entered the U.S. from Nigeria and assumed someone else’s identity.

“She went through the citizenship for the U.S. and was granted citizenship under Mary Afolobi. When in fact, she is not Mary Afolobi,” said Chief Deputy Stan Copeland of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

Douglas County investigators said they don’t know the suspect’s real name but they said after she obtained U.S. citizenship using Afolobi’s name, she was able to get a job with the postal service as a mail carrier in Paulding County.

Investigators said while she was employed with the postal service, she stole the identities of people on her mail route.

According to investigators, the unidentified suspect also set up her own business, a used car lot on Bankhead Highway in Douglas County. Investigators said the woman used the stolen identities to apply for a loan and buy cars from her own used car lot. None of the loans were legitimate and there were never any used cars.

“We can find no evidence there was anything really sold there or if anyone was even working there,” said Copeland.

Authorities said the woman’s complex scheme has far reaching implications.

“You start thinking about homeland security issues. You start thinking about how many others are there like this. If she’s able to do it, that means there’s something in the system we need to look at,” Copeland said.

Authorities wouldn’t say how long the scheme had been going on or how many victims were identified because the investigation is ongoing with the federal government.

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