PHOTO: Mixed Mail Boss Mailbox Installation

Steve and his neighbors were sick of having their cluster mailboxes broken into, so they decided to get together and install a multi-box Mail Boss mailbox installation to key the mail thieves at bay, once and for all. They all wanted a secure curbside mailbox, but they wanted different Mail Boss models and colors. The…

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A Caveat on Cluster Mailboxes for Canada

Centralized Mail Delivery Not a Viable Cost-Saving Alternative to Residential Delivery For as long as we have been tracking news reports of mail-identity theft, Canada has had community mailbox break-ins. Now, Canada Post is promising to end residential mailbox delivery in favor of centralized mailbox delivery in order to save costs. I wonder how much…

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Mail Theft Monday – 3/29/10

We’re back from the Ace Convention and New Orleans and boy did we have a good time! We were glad to have a big ol’ stack of mail identity theft articles to convince those who said “we don’t have that problem here” that in fact, they do! Well more on that later, but for now,…

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Cascade Pest Locking Mailboxes Burglarized

(Pro-tip: There’s a solution for that!) One of our vendors sent us a letter stating that payments may have been stolen from the mail. While many people have moved away from uses checks to pay bills, most businesses still send and receive payments by mail. Locking mailboxes can prevent checks from being stolen from the…

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Mail Theft Monday – 1/18/10

Happy MLK Day, everyone! Still getting used to writing “2010” here. Still boggled at the crazy amounts of mail identity theft going on across the nation. And still advocating the use of a high-quality security locking mailbox (ahem: MailBoss) to protect your mail and your identity. Just a reminder that we have the new Package…

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Mail Theft Monday – 2/8/10

La Pine Mail Theft 1110 KBND – 2/8/10 (LA PINE, OREGON) “A La Pine woman faces mail theft charges related to incidents that occurred in La Pine. Sheriff’s Deputies on Saturday night took 13 reports of mail theft or tampering. The Sheriff’s Office log shows they cited Tiffany Brooke Hughes, 29 for the offenses. Deputies…

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PO Box Mailboxes Burglarized in Jackson, MS

This just in from the Clarion-Ledger: Hundreds of post office boxes in Jackson, Mississippi have been burglarized and the contents stolen. This article (reprinted below) just goes to show you that even people who take precautions to protect their mail still may be at risk for mail-identity theft. Many people use a post office box when they are…

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More Mail Theft in the News

Here are a few more reasons to get a security locking mailbox Sorry folks. It’s not going away any time soon. Here’s a roundup of mail theft stories in the past few weeks. Mail Theft Increases KXNT Radio – 11/3/09 Las Vegas, Nevada – Officials say more mail theft is being reported in the area. Reports show…

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Mail Identity Theft from Alaska to Florida!

A quality security locking mailbox necessary to prevent mail theft and secure your identity Mail theft continues to plague the nation. Here are just a few recent news stories that underscore the need for a secure locking mailbox to prevent mail theft and protect your good name. (SANFORD, FLORIDA)  Identity Theft Ring Busted in Sanford…

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Mail Security in Multi Unit Housing

[Originally featured in Condo Management magazine] Condominiums and multi-unit housing are often at greater security risk than single-family homes, in part because criminals prey on these facilities, and in part because residents must rely on their boards or managers to provide for much of their security. When boards and managers seek to secure their multi-unit…

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