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.
However, if mail is opened by mistake, no crime has been committed, explains ...
According to federal law, it is illegal for a person to intentionally prevent a letter ...
What should you do if someone opens your postal mail? ... All federal criminal
laws regarding mail are under Title 18 of the U.S. Code. Learn more about Is This
Mar 25, 2008 ... The federal law against “theft or receipt of stolen mail matter generally” supports
the right of homeless people to get their mail even if they have ...
The short answer is that is it illegal to open mail addressed to someone else only
... something that was in the mail you might violate a state law against stealing.
Feb 20, 2009 ... I currently live out of state, temporarily, and while my mother collects my mail and
sets it aside for me, another family member takes them, opens ...
are suspected illegal activities against the Postal Service, or as required by law.
... Section 274.2 Opening, Searching, and Reading Mail Generally Prohibited
Oct 17, 2007 ... Legal Help for Criminal Charges - Theft and Larceny: Opening Mail With ... as
well, I believe there is a violation of law when opening the mail.
Jun 7, 2008 ... I heard that it's illegal to open mail addressed to someone else, even if my ... that
was in the mail you might violate a state law against stealing.
Sep 22, 2010 ... I only get too open other's mail when It is accidently dropped into my box! ... Hiya,
I was wondering if any of you had information about this law ...