Blast from the Past | 200 Columbus Bicentennial The Columbus Dispatch special Milepost edition includes this story of Gen. Otho Hinton of the Ohio Stage Coach, a respected business man and a thief. After a career of stealing from the mail, he avoided prosecution by fleeing the state, and lived the rest of his life […]
Therese from Santa Fe reached out to us because a would-be mail thief tried to pry open her Mail Manager. While the thief was not successful in breaking into her mailbox, he did manage to do quite a bit of damage to the box itself. As you can see from the images below, the housing […]
According to the 2015 Identity Fraud Survey by Javelin Study, there were 12.7 million victims of Identity Theft in the United States in 2014. While this represents a slight decline in victims, it is still the most common complaint to the FTC for the 15th consecutive year. Al Pascual, Director of Fraud and Security at […]
We’re back from the Ace Hardware Convention in Las Vegas! We spent three long days meeting with prospective and current Mail Boss dealers, and showcasing the new Mail Manager locking mailbox, which was just added to the Ace RSC distribution centers last week. Here are a couple shots from our Booth 1285. We tried to […]
Locking Mailbox Installer in Southwest Connecticut Mr. Mailbox of Norwalk services Southwest Connecticut and offers installation of locking mailboxes, including the Mail Boss mailbox line. “For nearly 20 years, Mr Mailbox has specialized in helping people put just the right mailbox in front of their home or business. Our mailboxes and posts are top quality, […]
This poor old man confused the dog poop disposal bin with a very similar looking postbox. Apparently, he dropped off his letters in dog poop for two years! image source. Mailbox Fail!
ID Thieves Recruited Meth Addicts to Steal Mail Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the nation, but the majority of victims don’t know how their information was compromised. Many people never suspect that thieves could be getting all the sensitive information they need right from their mailbox. This sense of security may arise […]
Old Time Mail Robbery Mail theft is practically epidemic in the 21st century, but turns out it’s nothing new. In fact, there are reports of thieves robbing mail from Stagecoaches dating back to 1840! The Ohio State Journal reported a Mail Robbery on March 9, 1840: (more…)
There are so many different types of columns you can build to hold a mailbox, and so many types of materials available, that it is hard for me to give very specific advice on the building of the column. However, I can give you some basic tips on how to mount our mailboxes in any […]
Not surprisingly, the postal carrier was having problems finding this Nashua man’s white mailbox. So, this New Hampshire homeowner took matters into his own hands and decided to point the mail carrier in the right direction: The story, reported by My Fox Boston, demonstrates real ingenuity (and a sense of humor) that we appreciate!