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Mail Theft Monday – 12/18/17

With Christmas around the corner and mail thieves being more proactive that ever around this season, Chino police are placing GPS tracking devices inside bait packages to try and catch “porch pirates” from stealing packages delivered at homes.     For more details about this news article, check out: Champion Newspapers   It is never…

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A Very Manatee Christmas!

When it comes to costumes, this manatee mailbox is no sea Coward. Marley Whitesell, moved to a neighborhood in Winter Park, Florida, about three months ago. After living there for around a week, she noticed one of her neighbor’s mailboxes. It was hard to miss, because it was a statue shaped as an adorable manatee. Whitesell…

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Mail Theft Monday – 12/26/2017

Florida man, Bend woman charged in mail, ID thefts Mail found scattered over five miles of Ward Road BEND, Ore. – Mail scattered along miles of roads east of Bend and in northeast Bend and a credit card theft from a car led to the arrest of a Florida man and Bend woman late Thursday,…

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Holiday Mail Theft Prevention

With the big Holiday season around the corner, mail thieves are going to be pulling more stunts and attempting to steal mail and packages from you and your neighbors! This recent news segment from KOB4 featuring a neighborhood in Albuquerque, NM shows “Porch Pirates” taking advantage of this time of the year on all the gifts…

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How to Stop Holiday Package Theft

More and more consumers are doing their holiday shopping online. This is convenient for those who would rather avoid the hustle and bustle of the shopping centers; but thieves are also taking advantage of this trend, stealing packages off of porches at an alarming rate. Thankfully, there are many things you can do to protect…

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Holiday Mail-ID Theft: December 2015

December is always a bad month for mail theft. One of the joys of the holiday season… as thieves are on the prowl for gift cards and easy pickings in mailboxes. This year was no exception. Take a look at this map, which summarizes all the mail-identity theft news from December in the US. You…

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Just for Fun: An Identity Thief’s Christmas

December, we rejoiced in the spirit of giving, danced in the snowflakes, celebrated with holiday cheer, and… witnessed lots and lots of mail and package thefts. In the spirit of the holidays (yeah, yeah, we know it’s almost February!) we thought we’d bring you a little Christmas poem, courtesy of Identity Theft Resource Center: A Mail Thief’s Christmas…

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Mail-Identity Theft: Nov 27-Dec 6, 2011

The following are a round up of mail-identity theft reports, stolen mail police blotters, and mail theft advisories from across the nation, Nov. 27-Dec.6, 2011. Sierra Vista, ARIZONA:Postal authorities are advising residents in the Hereford area to collect their mail promptly, after several recent incidents of mail theft. Residents have found discarding mail strewn along…

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Mail-Identity Theft: November 2015

This month. mail thieves have been quite busy. They target unlocked mailboxes or pry open low quality locking mailboxes to get sensitive information for identity theft. These crimes tend to peak in November and December, and also during tax season. To protect yourself, use a secure locking mailbox and never send checks or bill payments from…

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Mail Identity Theft: Dec 6-9, 2011

The following are a round up of mail-identity theft reports, stolen mail police blotters, and mail theft advisories from across the nation, Dec. 6-Dec. 9, 2011. Kansas City, MISSOURI: A nationwide counterfeit check ring based in Atlanta, Georgia is now operating in the Kansas City area, using the homeless to pass over $7 million in…

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