Is It Illegal to Throw Away Someone Else's Mail?

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It may seem like an inconvenience to you at the time, but you should never throw away someone's mail. Doing so is actually considered a federal offense. This can result in serious legal penalties and possible jail time.
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Tampering with mail delivery is a Federal offense. You should either give it to the person it is addressed to or give it back to the Post Office.
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I would probably make them realize how important that could've been. Maybe a prank?
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