Most people know that it's illegal to open mail that is addressed to someone else.
In fact, there is a federal law that makes it a crime to do so. The good.
A: Under the United States Code, it is a federal offense for anyone other than the
addressee to open a piece of mail. The law does allow for some exceptions, .
Someone whose mail has been intercepted and opened by another person
should report the crime to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, which is the federal
Sep 22, 2010 ... It is a federal offense like a 10,000 fine or 5 years in prison. ... NO, the local, state
and Federal courts will not care if someone opened your mail ...
It is a federal offense for tampering with the mail and a fine or possibly jail time .....
if someone mail a letter to a inmate in the county jail and the county jail open ...
Mar 25, 2008 ... It is a federal crime to intercept mail. Opening and reading someone else's mail is
a crime above and beyond that.[i] Even though most federal ...
Under this statute it is only illegal to open mail addressed to someone else if you
have taken it from the custody of the Postal Service. That means it is a crime to ...
Federal Statutes and Regulations Relating to the Privacy and Security of Mail › ....
Section 274.2 Opening, Searching, and Reading Mail Generally Prohibited
You don't have to personally mail your letter to be convicted of mail fraud. Federal
law makes it a crime anytime someone “used or caused another to use” the ...
Jan 31, 2011 ... i know that tampering with mail, opening mail not addressed to you or destroying
mail is a federal crime, but what if it is actually delivered to ...