How to Report Mail Theft?
Learn how to report mail theft to police immediately.
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Online – you can report the incident online by visiting the USPIS file a mail theft complaint online at https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/investigations/MailFraud/fraudschemes/mailtheft/ReportMailTheft.aspx
By Phone – Just call 1-800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777) if you desire to file a mail complaint via telephone.
US Postal Service – You can also report problems or incidents with mail delivery or service to the US Postal Service in the official website at https://www.usps.com/help/welcome.htm
When filing a claim, just visit the USPS official website and press “Start an Online Claim”. When filing a claim you need some proofs like tracking or label number, proof of value (e.g. sales report, paid invoice, credit card billing statement, etc.), proof of damage and evidence of insurance purchased.
Note: You can only file a claim for damaged or missing contents not later than 2 months (60 days) from the date of mailing.
Did you experienced mail theft? Did you report it? Did you claimed successfully your mail? If not, what else did you do aside from contacting the postal service? Please share your opinion below on how to report mail theft! Thank you!