Mail Identity Theft – October 2014

Mail identity theft, mail thief arrests, and stolen mail from the United States in October 2014. According to research, stolen mail is a leading cause of ID theft, and responsible for 80% of consumer fraud. However, it can be easily prevented with the use of a security locking mailbox, along with other prevention strategies.

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Stolen items taken from victims’ porches. (Photo: Seattle Police Dept.)

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Tulsa woman accused of stealing checks from mailboxes

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  • HARLAN COUNTY, Kentucky: Harlan Daily – Man faces theft charge

Jonathan Baldwin

Man seen breaking into P.O. Boxes

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 A Central Texas man and woman are both headed to federal prison after pleading guilty to charges in the theft of more than 50,000 pieces of mail and more than $500,000 in other U.S. government property taken from Post Offices in about 80 cities and towns.


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Surveillance still from a theft that occurred at a home near Warm Springs Road and Boulder Highway in Henderson. (FOX5)

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  • ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico: Albuquerque Journal Police arrest 2 in mail thefts
  • HILLSBORO, Texas: The Reporter – Suspects In Mail Theft Scheme Sentenced

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  • OLNEY, Maryland: – Mail thefts and credit card breaches continue in Olney area: Residents urged to take precautions, report suspicious activity

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  • LOYALL, Kentucky: Harlan Daily – Loyall woman jailed on federal warrant

Tina Asher

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