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, .
The FindLaw Blotter reports that intentionally opening anyone's mail or mailbox
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Federal Statutes and Regulations Relating to the Privacy and Security of Mail › ....
Section 274.2 Opening, Searching, and Reading Mail Generally Prohibited
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 ...
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recall there being no federal violation for opening someone else's mail. ... of
damage or other crime occurring as a result of her opening the mail, ...