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New blue mailboxes confuse, frustrate postal customers

June 9, 2023

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CINCINNATI — Many postal customers nationwide are getting a surprise this month: Brand new mailboxes popping up.

It’s the Postal Service’s response to the growing problem of mail theft, with thieves stealing checks out of blue mailboxes.

The good news: The service is now starting to upgrade to more secure mailboxes to prevent theft.

The bad news: Many customers are confused and frustrated by them.

At the Symmes Branch Post Office on Fields Ertel Road in Cincinnati, residents trying to drop off mail encountered the new box.

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