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.
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 ...
Specifically, opening someone else's mail falls under 18 U.S. Code 1702, which
is obstruction of correspondence. The law stipulates that anyone who takes or ...
Jan 17, 2016 ... And if it is, what kind of penalties can the perpetrator face? ... I've found for
Canadian law mentions opening someone else's mail being illegal ...
Oct 17, 2007 ... I'm curious if someone can really get in trouble if they open mail that ... as well, I
believe there is a violation of law when opening the mail.
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
I just NEVER open mail that's not addressed to superman1 and I don't worry
about it. ... It is true that simply opening someone else's mail by mistake after
delivery to ... http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/part-I/chapter-83.
First, is it unlawful to open mail addressed to someone else? ... administered by
the Attorney-General, can impose penalties of imprisonment for ...
Federal law requires that a person engage in some kind of scheme or plan to
defraud someone else of something valuable, and must have an intent to defraud
When I was living with him during my first year of college, he thought it perfectly
fine to open my mail, read through any assignments that I left on my desk (and ...