They target the U.S. Post Office’s “blue boxes” on street corners where people drop in their checks and letters. They break into mailboxes at town houses and apartment complexes. And they’ll pluck mail out of mailboxes at the end of driveways. A new bill proposed in Maryland would go after the thieves who steal mail and checks by making it a crime to steal from U.S. mailboxes.
Fighting fraud at the mailbox: Maryland bill proposes a new state law against mail theft
January 31, 2024