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.
Jan 3, 2014 ... If you're caught opening someone else's mail, the federal criminal ... Under
federal law, it is illegal to intentionally stop a letter from being ...
Postal Inspection Service, a federal law enforcement agency within the Postal ...
Section 274.2 Opening, Searching, and Reading Mail Generally Prohibited ... to
hear from you if you have any questions or comments regarding this privacy
Jun 7, 2008 ... I heard that it's illegal to open mail addressed to someone else, even if my
address is on it, and that someone else doesn't live in my address.
There is a lot of confusion about whether it is illegal under federal law to open
mail addressed to someone else. There is also confusion about what the
18 U.S. Code § 1708 - Theft or receipt of stolen mail matter generally. Current
through Pub. L. 114-38. (See Public Laws for the current Congress.) US Code ...
1691 - Laws governing postal savings · § 1692 - Foreign mail as United States
mail · § 1693 - Carriage of mail generally · § 1694 - Carriage of matter out of mail
Postal Inspectors are federal law enforcement agents responsible for enforcing ...
Can Postal Inspectors open mail if they feel it may contain something illegal?
As of 2014, it is a violation of federal law for anyone to open mail other than the
addressee or the government. A U.S. code stipulates that anyone who takes an ...
Aug 19, 2010 ... It's certainly not that hard to accidentally open someone else's mail without
meaning to; I'll ... Posted in advice about your boss, law + order .... There are
tricky issues regarding the workplace and privacy – even implied privacy.