A U.S. Postal Service worker is no longer employed in Kentucky following an investigation into the discovery of 112 unopened absentee ballots inside a dumpster.
The person “is no longer employed by the USPS,” statement from a spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General said, CBS-WKYT reported. “I cannot provide any further details surrounding their employment due to federal privacy concerns.”
The case is now under investigation, according to Special Agent Scott Balfour.
“The case has been accepted for federal prosecution by the U.S. Attorney’s Office,” Balfour wrote in the statement to WKYT. “They will determine what charges are appropriate after a review of all the facts in the case.”
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