US postal worker among 6 charged in narcotics, money laundering conspiracy

NEW YORK — A two count indictment unsealed Wednesday in Brooklyn federal court charged six people with conspiracy to distribute cocaine and/or money laundering.  The indictments follow an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), United States Postal Inspection Service, Office of Inspector General (OIG).

The defendants allegedly conspired to transport cocaine through the U.S. mail from Puerto Rico to New York.  On Wednesday, HSI agents arrested, Jermaine Sandifer, a U.S. postal carrier assigned to the Highbridge postal station in the Bronx.