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
2 days ago ... If you steal mail, you could be facing serious punishment under US Code Section
1708. Because the USPS is a federal agency, mail theft is ...
A person convicted of mail theft faces a fine of up to $250000 and up to five years
in federal prison. Stealing mail is a felony offense in the United...
Mailboxes are considered federal property, and federal law (Title 18, United
States Code, Section 1705), makes it a crime to vandalize them (or to injure,
Apr 11, 2008 ... I heard that stealing others mail from their mail box is a federal crime is this true?
Someone tried to do it in the past but the mailbox was empty at ...
In fact, there is a federal law that makes it a crime to do so. The good. ... The U.S.
Postal Service is mainly concerned with mail that is stolen from their custody.
If mail theft is such a growing crime, why isn't a more diligent effort applied to
investigation, arrest ... How do I know if my stolen mail has resulted in identity
theft? ... The federal statute allows a 5-year sentence, but that is rarely handed
You don't have to personally mail your letter to be convicted of mail fraud. Federal
law makes it a crime anytime someone “used or caused another to use” the ...
My question is even though I had to purchase and install the new mailbox myself
is it a Federal offense to steal it? After all it is used by the ...
Mail fraud usually involves the United States Postal Services, but today carriers
like UPS or FedEx are often involved in the crime as well. No matter the specifics,