Local police departments have been warning residents of numerous reports of mail theft, including checks that are being mailed out. Thieves then will alter the checks to try to cash them or create fake checks to steal money from your account.
So what can you do? First and foremost, bring your outgoing mail to the collection box inside of your local post office. Here are some additional tips you can follow for outgoing mail as well as receiving mail or packages.
If you think you have had your mail stolen, contact your local police department then contact the Postal Inspector at 877-876-2455