NEW YORK (AP) – Two mail handlers at have been charged with stealing jewelry, electronics and other valuables at a U.S. postal facility at Kennedy Airport.
Federal authorities announced the arrests of Brian Wilson and Clive Bennett on Thursday.
Prosecutors say the men work for a private company under contract to process air mail at Kennedy.
They say that since January, the pair stole at least a dozen parcels.
The stolen goods include a Rolex watch worth $4,300, a necklace valued at $3,800 and a diamond listed at $14,870.
Wilson’s attorney declined comment on Thursday. There was no immediate response to a phone message left with a lawyer for Bennett.
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