Holiday Special! Mail Identity Theft Dec 9-21, 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. 9-Dec.14, 2011. Farmingville, NEW YORK: Two Farmingville women were arrested after stealing from cars and mailboxes. Police recovered over 100 pieces o.nf stolen mail, including some checks Related articles: Long Island News…

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Mail Identity Theft- Dec. 19-23, 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. 19-Dec. 23, 2011. Trumansburg, NEW YORK: A mail thief is pilfering mailboxes in Trumansburg. Police have found discarded mail in the woods, and now residents are concerned about mail-identity theft. Related article:…

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Mail-Identity Theft: Dec. 26-28, 2011

Seattle, WASHINGTON: A police officer training his K-9 unit stumbled upon mail theft in progress, and apprehended two individuals. The suspects were in possession of over 115 pieces of mail, and admitted to having stolen it. Related article: Seattle Post-Intelligencer (12.28.11) – Police: Seattle canine officer nabs mail thieves COMMENTS: Woohoo K-9 cop! Mail theft…

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Mail-Identity Theft: The Last of 2011!

Here’s a round up of mail identity theft stories across the nation from December 27-30, 2011. Seriously, these posts span fewer and fewer dates as mail theft is on the rise across the nation. Trying to fit more than just a couple days of news into one blog post makes for a very long read.…

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Authorities Urging Caution Against Holiday Mail Thefts

Remember how holiday mail thefts and you need to take precautions – namely, use a locking mailbox – to protect yourself? Well, you don’t have to take our word for it. Here’s a round up of news stories in the last few days related to holiday mail thefts, and urging preventative measures to keep your…

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Mail Identity Theft – December 2012

Dec. 1: Chesterfield, VIRGINIA: KTVR – Chesterfield man says gift cards were pilfered from mailboxes Chicago, ILLINOIS: CBS Chicago – Off-Duty Cop Catches Mail Thief Dec. 4: Monterey, CALIFORNIA: The Salinas Californian – Monterey Police Log: Prowling, theft of mail Maple Leaf Seattle, WASHINGTON: Maple Leaf Life – Beware mail theft this holiday season Riverside…

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Mail-Identity Theft: 12/23/12-12/28/12

Woodland Hills, Georgia: Residents in Woodland Hills have reported suspected thieves rifling through their mailboxes. Authorities are urging residents to take precautions and report any suspicious activity immediately to police. Related article: North Druid Hills-Briarcliff Patch (12.26.11) – Woodland Hills Mail Tampering Alert COMMENTS: Mail theft is one of the most common ways thieves obtain…

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Mail Identity Theft – December 2013

The holidays are always a prime time for mail and package theft, with thieves trying to nab all the gift cards and goodies in the mail. December was a very busy month for mail-identity theft crime. So busy, in fact, it has taken us until February to curate all of these stories below: Dec. 1:…

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Mail Identity Theft – November 2013

Oh my gosh, so much holiday mail-identity theft and we’re so behind. Here’s the abridged round up from November, featuring only the most outrageous and interesting stories! Nov. 1: SIERRA VISTA, Arizona: KJZZ.org – Woman Steals Credit Card From Mailbox Nov. 3: RIPON, California: The Record – Mail theft in Ripon on rise Nov. 4:…

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