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Kimberly Barber, Ashland, OH

Ashland, OH, Retail Associate Kimberly Barber
Ashland, OH, Retail Associate Kimberly Barber

Retail Associate Kimberly Barber was on duty recently at the Ashland, OH, Post Office when an older customer requested a money order worth more than $3,000.

As they talked, Barber grew concerned that the woman was being scammed, so she alerted a supervisor.

The customer was advised against sending the money order, and she was also encouraged to contact her bank, because she had divulged account information to a stranger online as part of the suspected scam.

Ashland Postmaster Brian Birchell later praised Barber for “compassion and quick thinking” that saved the customer from financial harm.

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