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Mail Thieves Show No Mercy

Mail Thieves Show No Mercy

One Man Fights Back Against a Neighborhood Netflix Mail Thief

Check out this video to see how one man fights back against mail (and netflix movie) theft.

It’s not just your bills anymore; it’s your movies too! Not only is your personal information such as credit cards, bill statements and social security number being stolen through mail theft, but so is your given right to relax to a Netflix movie. Netflix receives hundreds of “lost in the mail” reports every week from their customers. Although some of these individuals may have actually had their movies lost by the USPS, many of these reports stem from the Netflix mail thieves.
Beware of the many individuals out there who are prowling your neighborhoods unlocked mailboxes, searching for their next Wednesday night entertainment.

MailBoss Features Diagram

MailBoss Features Diagram

For a detailed image including all Mail Boss features, see this diagram of the USPS approved Mail Boss locking security curbside mailbox.

Gang Plank Installation

Gang Plank Installation

For Mounting more than 4 MailBoss Mailboxes, use a Gang Plank!

When you need to mount more than 4 MailBoss locking mailboxes in a line, you have two options: (1) You can order additional MailBoss posts and spreader bars; or (2) You can mount these additional security mailboxes on a gang plank.

A gang plank is a level wooden structure that should be strong enough support, secure and protect as many mailboxes as can fit on its surface length. Many people attach roofs to these gang planks to minimize the impact of various environmental conditions on the surfaces of their mailboxes and the gang plank.

The Mail Boss Video

The Mail Boss Video

See Why the Mail Boss is the Ultimate in Mail Security

The Mail Boss locking security mailbox by Epoch Design is your best line of defense against the epidemic of mail theft and identity theft. Most locking mailboxes appear secure, but offer only a moment of deterrence to mail thieves. Competitors offer “secure” mailboxes made of thin metal such as 18-gauge or 20-gauge steel, aluminum, or plastic – inferior materials that can be easily violated – and with locks that can be picked or pried open without difficulty.

How to Prevent Identity Theft

How to Prevent Identity Theft

Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft with these Easy Steps

Most of us would like to live in a place where identity theft was not relevant. Unfortunately for us, there is no place this secure. There are several steps you can take no matter where you live in order to avoid being victimized from by identity theft.

MailBoss Ad Wins Golden Hammer

MailBoss Ad Wins Golden Hammer

Mail Boss by Epoch Design Wins Prestigious National Hardware Show Golden Hammer Award for Business-to-Consumer Advertising

Epoch Design, LLC, manufacturer of the Mail Boss locking security mailbox and innovative provider of USPS approved security mailboxes in the U.S., has won the 2008 Golden Hammer Communications Award for Business-to-Consumer Advertising. The award, sponsored by Home Channel News, recognizes exceptional suppliers that demonstrate the greatest overall commitment, creativity and success in support of home-center and hardware building-material dealers through the medium of business to consumer advertising.

USPS Approval 101

USPS Approval 101

What You Won’t Believe About “USPS Approval” In order to stamp “US Mail approved by the Postmaster General” on a mailbox, the manufacturer must demonstrate that their manufacturing process is sound, and that the mailbox product meets a certain level of quality and integrity when subjected to harsh environmental conditions. However, the USPS does not…

Arkansas Democrat Gazette Features MailBoss

Arkansas Democrat Gazette Features MailBoss

The word on the street is Mail Boss prevents mail theft A recent article in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette showcased the Mail Boss locking security mailbox as a solution in mail identity theft prevention.

VP Corner: The Economy and this State of Fear

VP Corner: The Economy and this State of Fear

No simple solutions, except one… the Mail Boss As we all know, the economy is down and unpredictable right now, so much so that many of us are living in a state of fear. Sure, President Elect Obama says he can fix the economy, “but it will be a hard and long road and we…

Victim of Identity Theft?

Victim of Identity Theft?

You can change your Social Security Number as a last resort The Consumerist, an online resource for smart consumers and self-proclaimed “blog biased towards the consumer”, recently responded to one concerned American’s question, “Can I change my Social Security Number?” here. The post (reprinted below) elicited an interesting comment thread from interested readers on the…