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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.


Jun 14, 2017 ... 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 ...


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 ...


Mar 25, 2008 ... The information written here is not legal advice and the author of this blog is not your lawyer. ... Opening and reading someone else's mail… ... by the FBI, those relating to mail are handled by the postal inspection service.


Whoever steals, takes, or abstracts, or by fraud or deception obtains, or attempts so to obtain, from or out of any mail, post office, or station thereof, letter box, mail  ...


Sep 6, 2012 ... However, intercepting employee mail may violate common law. Under common ... If you open a letter and determine it is personal, stop reading.


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.


I'm not sure about the legalities but it would be wrong to open mail ... The legal or illegal matter of the letter is not the point or the issue here.


Jul 9, 2007 ... The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) states on its website that mail is ... It is perfectly legal to have your Mailroom open all mail before sorting and ...