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
Under U.S. federal law, any theft or receipt of stolen mail is a felony, irrespective
of ... Mail theft is reported as the leading white-collar crime in the United States, ...
Mar 12, 2013 ... It depends on what you mean by "steal." If you mean "intercept before it is
delivered" then it could be a federal offense. The applicable federal ...
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 ...
Dec 15, 2015 ... It is a federal criminal offense to tamper with the mail. So no matter how delightful
and intriguing the neighbor's deliveries seem, avoid the ...
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.
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 ...
crafted to meet the federal standards set by the U.S. ... criminals always try to
steal it. Mail thieves employ an endless number of ..... used for mail-related crime.
Mailboxes are considered federal property, and federal law (Title 18, United
States ... makes it a crime to vandalize them (or to injure, deface or destroy any
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 ...