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Mail Theft Monday-February

Sunday, February 4: Fort Bragg, NC: Daily Journal Local News – Men Arrested with Heroin Stolen Mail; “The men reportedly were in the process of consuming heroin and officers searched the vehicle after learning they were both on probation. Drug paraphernalia, heroin and several stolen checks were located inside the vehicle.” Lincoln, NE: Lincoldn Journal Star – Ex-Postal Worker […]

Mail Theft Monday – 1/15/2018

Here at Mail Boss, we love giving you pointers regarding ways to prevent mail theft. Unfortunately, mail theft isn’t the only concern. Another major issue that happens in neighborhoods are vehicle break-ins and just like mailboxes, these thieves look for easy targets. So, if you are one of those types of people that don’t lock […]

New Year, New Mail Theft!

Even though the big holiday season is over, that doesn’t stop mail thieves from wanting to steal your mail year-round. Here are some tips from USPS to avoid mail theft! PROTECTING YOUR MAIL Postal Inspectors across the country work hard to protect your mail. But with deliveries to more than 100 million addresses, the Postal […]

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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, […]

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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Oasis Jr Mailboxes Pried Open in Sammamish

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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Oasis Jr Mailboxes Pried Open in Anchorage

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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#BetterByBoss Replacement Mailbox Offer

Mailbox burglaries are on the rise. This is because as more people switch to locking mailboxes, the pickings are slim for mail thieves looking for unlocked mailboxes. Many so-called “secure” mailboxes are easy to burglarize. If you purchased a locking mailbox but it was burglarized by a thief, don’t despair! Not all locking mailboxes are […]

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Oasis Jr Mailboxes Pried Open in Jefferson County, CO

In Jefferson County Colorado, many residents have learned the hard way that simply having a locking mailbox is not enough to keep mail thieves at bay. Their “secure” mailboxes were busted open and the contents stolen for fraud. (Read the full story on CBS Denver here.) No longer is any old mailbox with a lock […]

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Competitors’ Mailboxes Pried Open, Not Mail Boss

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 […]