A USPS worker suspected of throwing away bags full of mail posted about the QAnon conspiracy theory
- A Pittsburgh-area mail carrier is suspected of discarding garbage bags of undelivered mail.
- The Pittsburgh City Paper obtained screenshots of a Facebook profile believed to belong to Sean Troesch, the mail carrier under investigation at the United States Postal Service. The profile is full of support for the
- One post shared on Troesch's profile falsely claims that Chrissy Teigen "promoted pedophilia" and says that "Pizzagate is real."
A Pittsburgh-area mail carrier suspected of leaving eight garbage bags of undelivered mail outside his home with the trash appears to have posted about the QAnon conspiracy theory, The Pittsburgh City Paper reported.
Special agents with the United States Postal Service (
Troesch is no longer employed with the USPS, according to Vice. The Pittsburgh City Paper reported a US Attorney's office will be taking over the investigation.Insider has reached out to the USPS for comment and sent a note to an email address that appeared to be associated with Troesch.
A Facebook page believed to belong to Troesch was full of content related to QAnon, the far-right conspiracy theory baselessly alleging that President Donald Trump is fighting a deep-state cabal of human traffickers.In screenshots obtained by the Pittsburgh City Paper, the since-deleted Facebook profile includes references to "Satanic pedophiles" and other human trafficking-focused
One post, reshared on Troesch's profile, falsely claims Chrissy Teigen and Patton Oswalt have "promoted pedophilia" and says that "Pizzagate," the conspiracy theory that inspired QAnon, "is real."
Celebrities like Teigen and Oswalt have become huge targets for QAnon conspiracy theorists. When Teigen posted on social media that she lost her baby, the QAnon community attacked her with cruel claims referencing the fictional trafficking cabal.This is far from the first time someone associated with the far-right movement has been accused of committing a
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