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USPS Worker Fired And May Face Charges For Ditching Ballots In Dumpster

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A US Postal Service employee in Kentucky is not only out of a job in the middle of a pandemic, he may soon have the Feds breathing down his neck. According to Business Insider, the man was terminated after authorities alleged he tried to discard over 100 absentee ballots. The ballots were intended for the Jeffersontown area of Jefferson County, and were found in a dumpster. None of the ballots were found marked or opened. They were returned to the Postal Service to be hand-delivered to residents on Thursday. The case has been accepted for federal prosecution by the US Attorney's Office. They will determine what charges are appropriate after a review of all the facts in the case. Special Agent Scott Balfour Statement, Federal Bureau of Investigation