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New Yorkers should be vigilant amid ‘rise’ in mail theft, AG says

January 18, 2023
2023 01 18 at 4.36 PM

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New Yorkers should be on the defensive against mail theft amid recent rises in stolen mail, including checks and credit cards, Attorney General Letitia James’ office said this week.

“Stealing mail is a violation of privacy, it is a federal crime, and it causes real problems,” James said in a statement.

Stolen mail can lead to identity theft and “destroyed credit card ratings” if bad actors get a hold of people’s personal and financial information, she added.

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