U.S. Postal Service

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Date Breach Made Public: 
September 14, 2012
Miami , FL
United States
Florida US
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A man shot and killed a postal worker in December of 2010 in order to steal his master key. The key was then used by the the man and his partner to access apartment complex mailboxes in the North Miami-Dade area.  An unknown number of people then became victims of tax refund fraud.

The man was found guilty of 14 counts of homicide, carjacking, robbery, possession of a firearm, and aggravated identity theft in September of 2012.  He faces a sentence of up to life in prison.