This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of Meter Revenue Refunds – Westerville, OH, WES-McCorkle Branch. The WES-McCorkle Branch is located in the Ohio Valley District of the Eastern Area. This audit was designed to provide Postal Service management with timely information on potential financial control risks at Postal Service locations.

The OIG’s data analytics identified WES-McCorkle Branch as having recorded $161,848 to Account Identifier Code (AIC) 526, Refund Spoiled/Unused Customer Meter Stamps, from July 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019. Meter revenue refunds for the WES-McCorkle Branch accounted for 45 percent of all refunds processed under AIC 526 within the Ohio Valley District for the same timeframe. The WES-McCorkle Branch was the highest within the Ohio Valley District and the second highest in the nation for the scope period.

The objective of this audit was to determine whether meter revenue refunds were properly issued, supported, and processed.

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