Atlanta postal workers sentenced to prison for delivering drug

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Sixteen former metro Atlanta postal workers will serve federal prison time for taking bribes to deliver cocaine.

The federal case was part of a wide-reaching undercover operation that started in 2015.

According to the FBI, drug traffickers were paying the postal workers to intercept and specially deliver drugs while on their regular routes in Atlanta, Doraville, Sandy Springs, Decatur, Riverdale, and Marietta.

The defendants received sentences between three and nine years.

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