Roy M. in Santa Rosa, CA writes in on the Mail Boss locking mailbox, and more… You guys are the greatest! Thank you for all your kindness, advice and patience. The world would be a better place if there were more people like you! My old mailbox has been demolished twice by baseball bats. I had put…

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As people convert to locking mailboxes, thieves are resorting to prying open locked mailboxes to steal mail for identity theft. Unfortunate consumers are now learning something we stress: Not all locking mailboxes are secure. In fact, most locking mailboxes can be popped open with a screwdriver in just seconds. Mail Boss mailboxes include a patented…

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Kirstie in San Jose contacted us after her neighborhood was hit by a crow bar-wielding mail thief. Her Geneva locking mailbox by Architectural Mailboxes was among the “secure” mailboxes targeted. She wrote: “The back of my Architectural Mailboxes Geneva locking mailbox was pried open with crowbar, one of probably a dozen broken into in our…

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Oasis Jr mailboxes pried open in Studio City, neighbors rally with BetterByBoss Judy and her neighbors in Studio City, California, bought locking mailboxes to help prevent mail theft. Unfortunately, a thief was open to pry open these locking mailboxes and steal their mail. The sad reality is that most locking mailboxes take only a second to…

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Scott and his neighbors in Olympia Washington were recently the victims of mailbox burglary. All six of the Oasis Jr mailboxes by Architectural Mailboxes that they had purchased from Lowe’s Home Improvement in Olympia were pried open and the mail contents stolen. Scott wrote: “It wasn’t just my mailbox that got hit. A whole bunch…

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Tim of Seattle is taking advantage of the #BetterByBoss offer to replace his Oasis Jr. mailbox, which was pried open by a mail thief. By his account: “A couple of weeks ago my mail box was pried open and my mail was stolen. My neighbor’s Mailboss (on left of my box) was not damaged at…

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Paul in Lafayette, California is taking advantage of the #BetterByBoss offer to replace his Oasis Jr. mailbox, which was pried open by a mail thief. He just recently bought it at Home Depot, but is looking for a mailbox that takes more than a second to break into, so he’s upgrading to the Mail Boss…

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According to this report from KOMO, residents in Sammamish have been victimized by a rash of mail thefts, and thieves are targeting locking mailboxes. image source. The report states: “The community of Sammamish has become a target for thieves who are using a simple tool to plunder locked metal mailboxes that are supposed to be…

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According to this report from KTUU, residents in South Anchorage say mail theft has been happening since November, and it’s only getting worse: image source. These aren’t your typical mail thefts, though. Mailboxes are being pried open regularly. Apparently, 50 plus mailboxes on one street are getting broken into! Resident Rodger Nelson points out one…

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Lynn in Apple Valley, CA has her locking mailbox pried open regularly, so she contacted us about getting a more secure mailbox. She wrote: “Our current mailbox is an Oasis Jr that gets pried open every 2 weeks. The door is bent and tweaked and I have to re-bend the lock to get the door to shut completely.…

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